§ 64. Mr. SNELL
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that for many years the workmen in the ordnance factories at Woolwich, Enfield, and Waltham Abbey have endeavoured to secure the establishment of a contributory pension scheme for retiring aged workers; whether he has, examined the various schemes submitted to his Department; and will he state what his intention are in regard to them?
§ 67. Mr. W. W. HENDERSON
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is now in a position to say anything regarding the application of the workers at the Enfield and other Royal ordnance factories for the establishment of a contributory pensions scheme for retiring aged workers; whether detailed proposed schemes have been submitted to him; and whether he proposes to consult with the Treasury as to the possibility of establishing a contributory pensions scheme for Government ordnance factory workers?
§ Mr. SHINWELL
The matter is under consideration, but I regret that I am not yet in a position to announce any decision.