§ 2. Mr. Louis Smith
asked the Minister of Labour the terms of reference and the names of the members of the committee to inquire into the question of holidays with pay; and the date of the committee's first sitting?
§ 5. Mr. Rowson
asked the Minister of Labour whether he can now state the names of the members of the committee to consider the question of holidays with pay for employed persons; the terms of reference for such committee; and when they will commence their duties?
§ The Minister of Labour (Mr. Ernest Brown)
The terms of reference of this committee are:To investigate the extent to which holidays with pay are given to employed workpeople, and the possibility of extending the provision of such holidays by statutory enactment or otherwise; and to make recommendations.I am glad to say that I have been able to obtain the services of Lord Amulree as Chairman. The other members include representatives of employers and workpeople appointed in consultation with the National Confederation of Employers' Organisations and the Trades Union Council. The committee will hold its first meeting as soon as possible after Easter. Following is the list of members:
The secretary is Mr. H. M. Phillips, Ministry of Labour, Montagu House, Whitehall, London, S.W.I.
- Rt. Hon. Lord Amulree, G.B.E., K.C., LL.D. (Chairman).
- Mr. Ernest Bevin.
- Captain George Deakin, M.C.
- Mr. Charles Dukes.
- Mr. H. H. Elvin.
- Lady Findlay, D.B.E.
- Mr. J. Hallsworth.
- The hon. Member for East Woolwich (Mr. George Hicks).
- Mr. A. Lyndon Lawrence.
- Miss Anne Loughlin, O.B.E.
- Mr. R. Mortimer Montgomery, K.C. Sir David J. Owen.
- Sir Frederick Richmond, Bt.
- Mr. W. D. Ross, O.B.E., M.A., LL.D., Litt.D., F.B.A.
- Mr. W. M. Wiggins, J.P.
- Sir Evan Williams, Bt.
§ Mr. Mander
In the event of the report being received before the Factories Bill leaves this House, will the right hon. 3049 Gentleman consider incorporating in the comment on the position at the present Bill the recommendations of the report?