HC Deb 26 June 1911 vol 27 cc227-8

asked the Under - Secretary of State for War if he will say whether any workers in the Government factories at Enfield and Waltham receive only 23s. for a full week's work; and, if so, what; steps he intends to take to increase this minimum for men in the London area?

The UNDER-SECRETARY of STATE for WAR (Colonel Seely)

The minimum wage at Enfield and Waltham has been raised from 23s. to 23s 6d. a week with effect from the 3rd April last. There were previously only twelve men on the 23s. rate at Enfield and thirty-four at Waltham.