HC Deb 17 December 1929 vol 233 cc1230-1W

asked the Minister of Labour if she will take steps to provide manufacturers with reliable information from the International Labour Bureau at Geneva as to wages current in the competitive countries of the world?


A considerable amount of information regarding wages in countries oversea is already given in the Ministry of Labour Gazette "and in the" "International Labour Review" and other publications of the International Labour Office. An international inquiry into wages in coal mining has also been made, and an inquiry into wages and conditions in the textile trades is under consideration. The Government's policy is to give every encouragement to the International Labour Office to extend the collection of accurate information about wages.

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