§ 16. Mr. K. Lewis
asked the Minister of Labour whether he will request the British Employers' Confederation and the Trades Union Congress, who are to conduct a joint investigation into unofficial trade disputes, to make the reports available to his Department.
§ Mr. Godber
I am hoping to arrange to discuss their proposal with representatives of the British Employers' Confederation and the Trades Union Congress.
§ Mr. Lewis
As this whole idea is an adaptation of my right hon. Friend's original idea to have a "fire brigade", one accepts that it is very good as far as it goes. Can my right hon. Friend tell us, however, when there is a possibility of the first action being taken by the joint committee which is being set up of the British Employers' Confederation and the Trades Union Congress?
§ Mr. Godber
I am glad that my proposal stimulated the two sides to this suggestion, and I am anxious to talk to them about it before making any further comment. Within limits, it is a helpful
|NUMBERS OF PERSONS REGISTERED AS UNEMPLOYED AT THE EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE AND YOUTH EMPLOYMENT OFFICE IN ABERDEEN AT THE UNDERMENTIONED DATES|
|Industry||11th May, 1964||13th May, 1963|
|Agriculture and Horticul ture||91||2||7||—||100||100||4||7||—||111|
|Bacon curing, Meat and Fish Products||59||3||60||1||123||72||10||62||5||149|
|Shipbuilding and Ship repairing||49||—||2||—||51||204||—||2||—||206|
|Spinning and Doubling of Cotton, Flax and Man-made Fibres||19||1||34||—||54||20||—||30||—||50|
|Bricks, Pottery, Glass, Cement, etc.||32||—||—||—||32||67||2||2||—||71|
|Entertainment and Sport||45||—||17||—||62||51||—||9||—||60|
|Catering, Hotels, etc.||65||—||49||—||114||93||—||55||1||149|
|Private Domestic Service…||5||—||23||1||29||8||—||37||—||45|
|Local Government Service||92||—||22||—||114||108||—||15||—||123|
|Other Industries and Services||539||5||338||10||892||796||14||339||11||1,160|
|Total, all Industries and Services||1,697||19||754||24||2,494||2,469||59||753||28||3,309|
§ development, but I would still have preferred the proposal which I put forward.