§ 71. Mr. BARNES
asked the Postmaster-General if Messrs. J. Hendersons, Limited, coach-builders, of Glasgow, are in dispute with their men in respect to wages; that the firm in question have contracts for the Post Office, and that the wages of painters who have been employed by the firm are less than those current in the district; and whether he proposes to take any action in the matter?
§ The POSTMASTER-GENERAL (Mr. Herbert Samuel)
I am aware that the firm to whom the hon. Member refers, and who are contractors for mail van services in Glasgow are in dispute with their men in respect to wages; but the facts before me indicate that the wages paid to the painters employed in connection with their mail vans are not lower than those paid by other coach-building firms in Glasgow. If the hon. Member has evidence to the contrary I shall be very glad to consider it.