§ 55. Mr. Sutcliffe
asked the Home Secretary the number of meetings which have been held by the committee appointed to investigate the possibilities of the provision of a plan for granting compensation to cardroom workers in the cotton industry who are disabled by respiratory illness; what evidence has been taken; and when the report of this committee may be expected?
§ Mr. Lloyd
I understand that the committee have met on six occasions and have heard medical evidence and representatives of employers and workpeople, and that they are now awaiting the results of a statistical review for which purpose further information was to be obtained from operatives. I regret that I cannot say when their report may be expected.