HC Deb 06 May 1937 vol 323 cc1281-2W
Captain Plugge

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will consider appointing a court of inquiry somewhat similar to the one now functioning in London to investigate the origin of the strike in the North Kent transport industry, which has now been in progress a fortnight, and to publish for general information and guidance all the relevant facts and figures?

Mr. E. Brown

I hope that the discussions that have recently taken place between the men concerned and the union

Mr. Elliot

The number of reservists in the Scottish Prisons Service recalled to service with the Forces on the outbreak of the Great War was 49. The vacancies were filled, as necessary, in the main by temporary appointments. The total number of men of the Prisons Department for Scotland enlisted during the War was 157. War service is taken into account for civil pension only in the case of men who were already serving in established capacities in the Civil Service at the time of enlistment.

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