HC Deb 08 March 1900 vol 80 cc381-2

I beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can state the rate of wages now being paid for unskilled labour by engineering firms within the area of the county of London engaged upon contract work for the Government.

THE SECRETARY TO THE ADMI- RALTY (Mr. W. E. Macartney,) Antrim, S.

I cannot state the rate of wages.