HC Deb 30 October 1947 vol 443 c1078
49. Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

asked the Minister of Labour the composition and duties of the new branch of his Department concerned with rates of wages.

Mr. Isaacs

It was recently decided to develop the machinery within the Ministry for the collection and collation of up-to-date information regarding movements in wages, hours and other conditions of employment and to assign these duties to a new branch of the Industrial Relations Department.