asked the Postmaster-General if he will detail the unions in the Post Office which have official recognition.171W
§ Mr. Ness Edwards
Following is a list of staff associations recognised by the Post Office:
- 1. Association of Assistants of the Investigation Branch, G.P.O.
- 2. Association of First Division Civil Servants.
- 3. Association of Head Postmasters.
- 4. Association of Postal Controllers and Assistant Postal Controllers, G.P.O.
- 5. Association of Professional Accountants. G.P.O.
- 6. Association of Staff and Regional Engineers.
- 7. *Central Telegraph Superintending Officers' Association (Inland and Overseas).
- 8. Civil Service Clerical Association.
- 9. Civil Service Legal Society.
- 10. Ex-Royal Engineers Telegraphists' Association (recognised only for making representations about the counting of certain military service for civil pension).
- 11. Government Overseas Cable and Wireless Operators' Association.
- 12. Institution of Professional Civil Servants.
- 13. *London Postal Superintending Officers' Association.
- 14. National Association of Women Civil Servants.
- 15. National Federation of Sub-Postmasters.
- 16. National Guild of Telephonists.
- 17. *Postal Inspectors' Association.
- 18. Postmasters' Association.
- 19. Post Office Clerks' Association (Northern Ireland). (Recognition limited to matters peculiar to Northern Ireland.)
- 20. *Post Office Controlling Officers' Association.
- 21. Post Office Engineering Union.
- 22. Post Office Scientific Staffs Branch.
- 23. Society of Civil Servants (Executive, Directing and Analogous Grades).
- 24. Society of Post Office Engineers.
- 25. Society of Technical Civil Servants.
- 26. Society of Telecommunications Administrative and Controlling Officers.
- 27. Society of Telecommunication Controllers.
- 28. Society of Telecommunication Engineers.
- 29. *Telecommunications Traffic Association.
- 30. Telephone Contract Officers' Association.
- 31. Telephone Managers' Committee.
- 32. Union of Post Office Workers.
* These associations belong to the Federation of Post Office Supervising Officers, a body which exists to make representations in respect of matters involving the interests of members of more than one of the associations concerned.