§ 57. Lord H. CAVENDISH-BENTINCK
asked whether certain women workers employed by a Nottingham firm were instructed by their overlooker to join the Prudential approved society; whether these workers pleaded that they desired to join other approved societies, and were cautioned by the overlooker that if they did so they would have to take the consequences; whether, on finally refusing to join the Prudential approved society, these workers were dismissed, and one of them refused a written character; and whether the right hon. Gentleman will grant an inquiry into these and other similar cases which have been brought to the notice of the Commissioners?
§ Mr. MASTERMAN
I have no information on the matters referred to. If the Noble Lord will give me further particulars, I will have inquiries made on the subject.
§ Mr. JOHN WARD
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that notices have been actually posted up at some works by the agents of this—