HC Deb 26 May 1924 vol 174 cc64-5W

asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been called to an inquest held upon Mrs. Mary Morris, employed by the Palmerston Restaurant Company, Limited; that, during the evidence it was stated that she was in receipt of a weekly wage of only 9s.; and whether he contemplates the introduction of legislation to secure the abolition of sweated conditions of labour?


I have seen a newspaper report of the case referred to. I have received representations in favour of the application of the Trade Boards Acts to the catering trade, and I am examining the matter.