§ 45. Major OWEN
asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the fact that unanimous agreement has been reached between the participating countries, the Government will proceed immediately to ratify the Washington Hours Convention?
§ Mr. BETTERTON
I have been asked to answer this question. The present position in this matter was explained in the answer which I gave to the hon. Member for Rotherhithe (Mr. B. Smith) on the 11th November. I am sending the hon. Member a copy of this answer.