HC Deb 08 September 1887 vol 320 c1672
MR. BRADLAUGH (Northampton)

I beg to ask the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether he received a telegram this morning from the Trades Union Congress at Swansea protesting against the action of the other House in striking out the Wage Clauses of the Truck Bill with regard to Scotland and Ireland?

THE FIRST LORD (Mr. W. H. SMITH) (Strand, Westminster)

Yes, Sir; I did receive such a telegram.

MR. SEXTON (Belfast, W.)

I wish to ask the right hon. Gentleman, whether the Government attach any importance to the communication, and whether they will consider the subject?


Undoubtedly, Sir; the Government will consider the subject.