The Trade Union Bill: What it is and why you should care about it
Trade unionists and campaigners have major concerns over the bill, which restricts trade union activity
THE Conservative Government's Trade Union Bill has cleared its second reading and is now in the committee stage in the UK Parliament.
It contains a range of clauses that that restrict the ability of trade unionists to organise, to self-finance and effectively rules out strikes in whole industries.
The legislation and procedure can be tricky to follow, so CommonSpace looks at some of clauses and the effects they will have.