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South of Scotland Enterprise Act 2019

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Section 11 (Workers’ interests committees)

31.Section 11 places South of Scotland Enterprise under a duty to set up a workers’ interests committee using its power to setup committees under section 10. The purpose of the workers’ interests committee is to advise South of Scotland Enterprise on what it should be doing to advance the interests of workers.

32.Under section 10 it is for South of Scotland Enterprise to decide who to appoint to its committees, but section 11(2) requires that at least one member of the workers’ interests committee be nominated by a trade union operating in the South of Scotland (see section 21 for the definition of “South of Scotland”).

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