HC Deb 05 November 1936 vol 317 c219

asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider issuing an appeal to all employers of labour to give, wherever possible, a day's holiday with pay to all their employés on the occasion of His Majesty's Coronation?

The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Baldwin)

The Government do not contemplate the issue of such an appeal. They are confident that employers are fully sympathetic to the desire that wages should be paid as far as circumstances permit, and that they will show every possible consideration for their work-people.


Is the Prime Minister not aware that if the day were made a Bank Holiday, hundreds of thousands of people would be paid?