Council of Civil Service Unions v The United Kingdom: ECHR 20 Jan 1987

(Commission) The applicants complained that as staff at GCHQ, they had been debarred from being members of trades unions.


MM CA Nargaard P


11603/85, [1987] ECHR 34, (1988) 10 EHRR CD269




European Convention on Human Rights, Employment Protection Act 1975, Employment Protection (Consolidation) Act 1978 138(1)


Human Rights


At HLCouncil of Civil Service Unions v Minister for the Civil Service HL 22-Nov-1984
Exercise of Prerogative Power is Reviewable
The House considered an executive decision made pursuant to powers conferred by a prerogative order. The Minister had ordered employees at GCHQ not to be members of trades unions.
Held: The exercise of a prerogative power of a public nature . .
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