§ Mr. BOWERMAN
asked the Minister of Labour whether he has been invited to intervene in a dispute which has been pending for several weeks between the Shop Assistants' Union and a firm in Wolverhampton regarding labour condi- 1549W tions; whether any action has been taken; and, if so, with what result?
§ Sir M. BARLOW
At the request of the Shop Assistants' Union, the Department have endeavoured to bring about a settlement of a protracted dispute with a firm in Wolverhampton. The firm in question have, however, refused offers of intervention and regard the dispute as ended.