Tories & Trade Union Funds

A link to today’s Delegated Legislation Committee on Trade Union Political Funds, where again we are subjected to the most ordinary views from Tory Backbenchers on the role of Trade Unions.

Todays Statutory Instrument places unnecessary burdens on political funds, the majority of which – as the UK Government admits is not used for party political purposes but for general campaigning.

The most extraordinary moment is when it is reasonably put to the UK Government that setting a limit to comply by 1st March 2018 will place unnecessary burdens on Trade Unions they reject the advice of Oliver Letwin to move the date back.

The full debate can be found below: