HC Deb 16 July 1913 vol 55 c1263W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can now state the result of the inquiry into the allegation of violation of the Fair-Wages Clause by the firms of Spagnoletti, Limited, Shepherd's Bush; Johnson and Phillips, Charlton, Kent; Keith and Blackman, Holloway Road; and Messrs. Crompton, Chelmsford, contractors to the Admiralty, in the wages paid to instrument makers and the amount of boy labour employed?


The inquiry is proceeding, but as it entails personal investigation of wages books, etc., at the works of the firms mentioned, and of a number of other firms to ascertain rates usually paid, it will necessarily occupy some further time.

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