HC Deb 12 February 1891 vol 350 c575

On Motion of Mr. King, Bill to vary and extend the provisions of "The Railway and Canal Traffic Act, 1854," and of the Railway and Canal Traffic Acts, 1873 and 1888, ordered to be brought in by Mr. King, Mr. Kimber, Sir Roper Lethbridge, Sir William Plowden, Mr. Edmund Robertson, and Mr. H. S. Wright.

Bill presented, and read first time. [Bill 212.]

Motion made, and Question proposed,—
"That there be laid before this House a Return of weekly paid Servants of Railways of the United Kingdom, who were on duty during the month of September, 1890, for more than ten hours at a time, or who, after being on duty for more than ten hours, were allowed to resume work with less than eight hours' rest, and of the average rates of wages of each grade of such servants, to be furnished by each Company separately in the subjoined form:—
Class of Servant Total number of each class in the employment of the Company. Average hours of regular daily duty. Number of Servants regularly on duty more than ten hours per day. Number of instances in which ten hours has been exceeded. Per-centage of number employed Number of instances of such duty exceeding ten hours by— Number of instances of duty being resumed after rest of— Rate of wages per week. After what number of hours is overtime paid? At what rate in excess of ordinary time is overtime paid?
One hour. Two hours. Three hours. Four hours. Five hours. Six hours. Seven hours. Eight hours. One hour. Two hours. Three hours. Four hours. Five hours. Six hours. Seven hours.
Station Masters
Engine Drivers
Goods Gaurds and Brakesmen
Passenger Gaurds
Ticket Collectors
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