HC Deb 22 February 1934 vol 286 cc482-3
3. Major PROCTER

asked the Minister of Labour if he is now in a position to inform the House of the decision of His Majesty's Government, on the joint application of employers and operatives in the cotton industry, for some form of statutory recognition of wage agreements voluntarily entered into with the approval of the Ministry of Labour?


The matter is under active consideration.


In view of the increase in the policy of breaking agree- ments, if I put a question down for next Thursday, can the hon. Member say whether I shall be able to get a satisfactory reply?


Perhaps between now and next Thursday my hon. and gallant Friend will consult my right hon. Friend and see whether he will be in a position then to give him an answer.

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