HC Deb 14 March 1867 vol 185 c1807

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, Whether his attention has been called to a statement which has appeared in the newspapers to the effect that the Engine Drivers of the London and Brighton Railway Company have given notice of their intention to strike; and whether, in the event of such strike taking place, he docs not think the subject would be a fit one for being inquired into by the Commission on Trades Unions?


, in reply, said, his attention had been called to the statement in question, and he had heard that there was considerable foundation for it. He had no doubt that the subject of such strikes would fall within the terms of the Commission, and that it would be inquired into by the Commissioners.

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