1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on the Civil Service (Closed Shop)
Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on the Civil Service (Closed Shop) on 5th February 1990.
Sir Norman Fowler To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what closed shop arrangements exist in the Civil Service; and if he will make a statement.
Mr. Major [holding answer 2 February 1990]: There are no closed shop arrangements in the Civil Service.
Civil servants are free to choose whether or not they wish to join or remain a member of a trade union.