HC Deb 23 February 1927 vol 202 cc1783-4W
Colonel DAY

asked the Minister of Agriculture the number of proceedings instituted for breaches of the Agricultural Wages Board orders during the year; the amounts of fines inflicted in such cases; and the amount of arrears of wages ordered to be paid farm workers following action by the officials of his Department?


Daring the year 1926, proceedings were instituted against 82 employers for breaches of the Orders of the Agricultural Wages Board. Fines amounting to £308 wore inflicted, together with costs amounting to £122, and a total of £l,625 was ordered to be paid in respect of arrears of wages due to the workers concerned.

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