P322 Teletext 322 May 5 00:10:01   LABOUR AND  UNIONS ——————————————————————————————————————— A series of measures promised by New Labour will benefit the trades union. They include:  GCHQ: Labour will lift the ban on union membership at the intelligence gathering centre in Cheltenham.  MINIMUM WAGE: A low pay commission will be set up, made up of unions and employers, to fix a minimum wage.  SOCIAL CHAPTER: Labour will sign up to the European directive. ——————————————————————————————————————— Headlines 300 News in Focus 320 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION p105 Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:23:00   LABOUR AND  UNIONS ——————————————————————————————————————— Under Labour trades union do not expect a return to the "beer and sandwiches" days when union leaders were frequent visitors to 10 Downing Street. There is a good deal of distance between the two wings of the labour movement, although at grass roots level Labour still relies on unions for financial and practical support. TUC general secretary John Monks said Labour's pledges added up to a "very significant" piece of employment law. ——————————————————————————————————————— Headlines 300 News in Focus 320 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION p105 Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:01:17    General   Election    —————————————————————————————  NATIONAL SUMMARY OF RESULTS Brentwood C win * Bridgend Lab hold Bridgwater C hold Brigg & Goole Lab win * Brighton Kemp Lab win * Brighton Pav Lab win * Bristol E Lab win * Bristol NW Lab win * Bristol S Lab win * Bristol W Lab win * Bromley C win * Bromsgrove C win * Broxbourne C win * Broxtowe Lab win * Buckingham C win * ——————————————————————————————————7/11— Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:01:31    General   Election    —————————————————————————————  NATIONAL SUMMARY OF RESULTS Burnley Lab hold Burton Lab win * Bury N Lab win from C Bury S Lab win * Bury St Edm'ds C win * Caenarfon PC hold Caerphilly Lab hold Caith & Suth LD win * Calder Valley Lab win from C Camberwell Lab win * Cambridge Lab hold Cambs NE C win * Cambs NW C win * Cambs S C win * Cambs SE C win * ——————————————————————————————————8/11— Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 321 May 5 00:12:17    General   Election    —————————————————————————————  NATIONAL SUMMARY OF RESULTS Cannock Chase Lab win * Canterbury C win * Cardiff Cen Lab hold Cardiff N Lab win from C Cardiff S Lab hold Cardiff W Lab win * Carlisle Lab win * Carmarthen E Lab win * Carmarthen W Lab win * Carrick Lab win * Carshalton LD win from C Castle Point Lab win from C Ceredigion PC win * Charnwood C win * Chatham Lab win * ——————————————————————————————————9/11— Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:02:01    General   Election    —————————————————————————————  NATIONAL SUMMARY OF RESULTS Cheadle C win * Chelmsford W C win * Cheltenham LD win * Chesh & Amshm C win * Chester Lab win * Chesterfield Lab hold Chichester C win * Chingford C win * Chipping B'net C win * Chorley Lab win * Christchurch C win * Cleethorpes Lab win * Clwyd S Lab win * Clwyd W Lab win * Clydebank Lab win * ——————————————————————————————————10/11 Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:14:00    General   Election    —————————————————————————————  NATIONAL SUMMARY OF RESULTS Clydesdale Lab hold Coatbridge Lab win * Colchester LD win * Colne Valley Lab win from C Congleton C win * Conwy Lab win from C Copeland Lab hold Corby Lab win from C Cornwall N LD hold Cornwall SE LD win from C Cotswold C win * Coventry NE Lab win * Coventry NW Lab win * Coventry S Lab win * Crawley Lab win * ——————————————————————————————————11/11 Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:14:10   LABOUR AND  UNIONS ——————————————————————————————————————— Trade unions are looking to forge a fruitful relationship with the Labour Government, winning new rights and a minimum wage. Under the Conservatives, unions have faced a relentless raft of employment legislation which has severely hit their power and influence. Despite the loosening of Labour's ties with unions, they are still looking to the party they founded to help reverse their fortunes. ——————————————————————————————————————— Headlines 300 News in Focus 320 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION p105 Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:12:11   LABOUR AND  UNIONS ——————————————————————————————————————— New Labour has promised a series of measures to benefit the trades unions.  SUBS: The need for members to re-sign every three years to have union subs taken out of salaries will be scrapped.  RECOGNITION: A right for a union to be recognised if a majority of employees want it. Unions have taken on board Tony Blair's message that he will give them fairness but no favours. ——————————————————————————————————————— Headlines 300 News in Focus 320 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION p105 Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:20:00   LABOUR AND  UNIONS ——————————————————————————————————————— TUC general secretary John Monks said Labour's pledges added up to a "very significant" piece of employment law which will benefit unions and their seven million members. "'j are looking for a new style of government which is not hostile to trade unions and which will start on a programme of fairness at work," he said There was a "significant gap" between the employment policies of Labour and the Conservatives, Mr Monks added. ——————————————————————————————————————— Headlines 300 News in Focus 320 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION p105 Next News Poll Letters Papers
P322 Teletext 320 May 5 00:00:00   LABOUR AND  UNIONS ——————————————————————————————————————— The future relationship between unions and the Labour Government is likely to be businesslike rather than fraternal. There could be problems over the rate of a minimum wage and the level of public sector spending. Unions expdct a shift in the anti-union culture seen in many workplaces and Government help in tackling unemployment, long hours, poor training, low wages and low-quality jobs. ——————————————————————————————————————— Headlines 300 News in Focus 320 WEATHER FOR YOUR REGION p105 Next News Poll Letters Papers