HC Deb 02 August 1935 vol 304 c3010W

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that, in connection with the decision given by the Stockton-on-Tees court of referees which refused benefit to an applicant because she was dismissed by her employer for joining a trade union, the court of referees stated that it was misconduct for an employee to join a trade union against the wishes of an employer; and whether he will take steps to facilitate an appeal from the referees to the umpire in this case?


The case which the hon. Member has in mind was referred to the Umpire. He has decided that she did not lose her employment through misconduct.