HC Deb 24 May 1966 vol 729 cc418-9

Resolution reported, That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to make further provision for regulating the employment of dock workers, it is expedient to authorise—

  1. 1. the payment out of moneys provided by Parliament—
    1. (a) of any sums required by the Minister of Transport for making to licensing authorities loans required by such authorities for making payments under the provisions of that Act relating to the compensation of persons prohibited from employing, or working on their own account as, dock workers;
    2. (b) of any sums required by the Minister of Labour for making loans to the National Dock Labour Board, or any other body for the time being responsible for the administration of any labour scheme within the meaning of that Act, for enabling the said Board or other body to remedy defaults in the provision or maintenance of welfare amenities under that Act;
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    4. (c) of fees and allowances to persons appointed to hold inquiries under that Act, and to assessors at such inquiries, and allowances to persons giving evidence before such inquiries;
    5. (d) of any expenses incurred by any Minister in carrying that Act into effect; and
    6. (e) of any increase attributable to that Act in the sums payable out of moneys so provided by way of rate deficiency grant or Exchequer equalisation grant under the enactments relating to local government in England and Wales or in Scotland;
  2. 2. the payment into the Exchequer and the re-issue out of the Consolidated Fund of any sums required to be so paid or re-issued by virtue of provisions of the said Act relating to the assumption of debts by harbour authorities.

Resolution agreed to