HC Deb 14 November 1929 vol 231 c2194
23. Captain P. MACDONALD

asked the Minister of Labour whether, seeing that the existing agreements as to hours and wages in the railway, boot and shoe, furniture, chocolate-making and engineering industries would be rendered illegal by the unconditional ratification of the Washington Hours Convention, the Government will reconsider their decision to ratify unconditionally the Washington Hours Convention?


The policy of the Government on this subject remains unchanged.


Is it not the fact that it it quite possible to bring the arrangements concerning the railway agreement and the bootmaking agreement within the four corners of the Washington Convention?


I must have notice of that question.

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