HC Deb 05 April 1889 vol 334 c1760

Sir, I desire to call attention to the long hours worked in many trades, and to the desirability of limiting the hours of labour to eight in all Government workshops, and of inserting an eight hours' clause in all future Government contracts.

Notice taken that 40 Members were not present; House counted, and 40 Members not being present,

House adjourned at Eight o'clock till Monday next.