§ MR. SYDNEY BUXTON (Tower Hamlets, Poplar)
To ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether Messrs. Holloway are carrying out a Government building contract in connection with Admiralty extension works; whether, if so, he will ascertain if the firm in question are duly recognising the Fair Wages Clause in their contract, especially in connection with plumbers' wages, and are paying the rates of wages accepted as current in the district.
§ (Answered by Lord Balcarres.) The Answer to the first part of the Question is in the affirmative. A representation has been received on the subject and is now being investigated.