HC Deb 30 July 1937 vol 326 cc3525-8W
Mr. Kelly

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of joint industrial councils in active operation in June, 1936, and June, 1937?

Mr. E. Brown

The following is a list of the councils in operation according to the latest information available. There has been no change in the number of councils during the past year, but in three cases councils have been reconstituted.

I.—Industrial Group.

(i) National Joint Industrial Councils.

Asbestos Manufacturing Industry.

Bobbin and Shuttle Making Industry.

Boot and Shoe Manufacturing Industry.

British Coir Mat and Matting Industry.

*Carpet Industry.

Cast Stone and Cast Concrete Products Industry.

*Cement Manufacturing Industry.

Chemical Trade.

Clay Industry.

*Cooperage Industry.

*Dock Labour, National Joint Council for.

*Electrical Cable-Making Industry.

*Electrical Contracting Industry.

*Electricity Supply Industry (also National Joint Board for Technical Staffs).

*Flour Milling Industry.

Furniture Warehousing and Removing Industry.

*Gas Industry.

Glove Making Industry.

Heating and Domestic Engineering.

Hosiery Trade.

Lead Manufacturing Industry.

Lock, Latch and Key Industry.

*Match Manufacturing Industry.

Metallic Bedstead Industry.

*National Maritime Board.

Needle, Fishhook, Fishing Tackle and Allied Trades.

*Paint, Colour and Varnish Trades.

Paper Making Industry.

Pottery Industry.

*Printing and Allied Trades of the United Kingdom.

Printing Ink and Roller Making Industry.

Process Engraving Trade.

Quarrying Industry (Five Sectional Councils: Lime and Limestone; *Granite and Roadstone; *Freestone; Slate; Chalk).

*Seed Crushing, Compound and Provender Manufacturing Industries.

Silk Industry.

Soap and Candles Industry.

*Road Passenger Transport Industry (Tramways, Trolley-buses and Motor Omnibuses).

Wallpaper Makers' Industry.

*Waterworks Undertakings Industry.

Welsh Plate and Sheet Trade.

*Wool (and Allied) Textile Industry.

Councils marked * have district or local joint Bodies associated with them.

(ii) Interim Industrial Reconstruction Committees.

Cocoa, Chocolate, Sugar Confectionery and Jam Industry.

(iii) Sectional Trade Councils.

Plastering Trade.

Plumbing Trade.

(iv) District Councils.

Indoor Brewery Workers, Beer Bottlers and Maltsters in the North Midland Area.

Joint Council of Employers and Employees in Nottingham and District Hosiery Finishing Trades.

Making-up and Packing of Textiles for Export and Clothworking (London).

Midland District Council of Hosiery Dyers and Finishers.

West of Scotland Textile Industry.

Kidderminster District Council for the Carpet Industry.

II.—Public Administration Group.

Civil Service.

National Council for the Administrative and Legal Departments, with which are associated numerous Departmental Councils.

Government Departmental Industrial Councils.


Air Ministry.

His Majesty's Office of Works.

His Majesty's Stationery Office.

War Department.

Government Trade Joint Councils.



Miscellaneous Trades.

Co-ordinating Committee for Government Industrial Establishments.

Local Authorities' Service.

Local Authorities' Non-Trading Services (Manual Workers) England and Wales (with District Council).

Local Authorities Administrative, Technical and Clerical Services National Joint Council.

Insurance Committees' Administrative, Technical and Clerical Services.