HC Deb 14 April 1931 vol 251 cc16-7
24. Mr. ALBERY

asked the Secretary for Mines if he can make a statement on the report of his recent visit to Berlin to confer on the coal situation?


I am glad to say that as the result of these and other similar informal discussions, the views of several Governments have been mutually adjusted to an extent which has considerably improved the prospects of the early adoption of an International Convention on hours of work in coal mines.


Can the Secretary for Mines say which are the other Governments concerned?


There are several Governments concerned, the Polish Government, the Belgian Government, the French and German Governments, and some others.

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