§ 3. Mr. THURTLE
asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the Government of India propose to introduce legislation on the lines of the Truck Acts in this country?
§ Earl WINTERTON
The inquiry addressed by the Government of India to local Governments, which was referred to in the reply given to the hon. Member for the East Division of Bristol (Mr. W. Baker) on 21st March last, relates to certain matters covered by the Truck Act of 1896 in this country, namely, deductions from wages or payments in respect of fines. The present position in regard to this inquiry was stated in reply to questions by the hon. Member and the hon. Member for Dundee (Mr. Johnston) on 16th June.