Mr. TYSON WILSON
asked the hon. Member for Southampton, as representing the First Commissioner of Works, if he is aware that Mr. John Abrahams, contractor for keeping clean the southern part of the road encircling Regent's Park, is paying the men employed on the work 18s. per week, while the men employed by the Office of Works to keep the northern part of the road clean are paid 27s., and other men doing similar work in the immediate vicinity are receiving 28s. per week; and whether he will take steps to compel this contractor to comply with the Fair-Wages Resolution?
The TREASURER of the HOUSEHOLD (Mr. Dudley Ward)
The First Commissioner has no information as regards the rate of wages paid for cleaning the 592 southern part of the road encircling Regent's Park; for this service he is not responsible.