HC Deb 04 April 1938 vol 334 c37W
Mr. de Rothschild

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has any information as to the progress of the negotiations between the Trinidad oil companies and their workers with regard to wages and conditions?

Mr. Ormsby-Gore

Yes, Sir. I am informed that the Industrial Adviser to the Government of Trinidad held joint conferences on the 29th March with the employers and employed in the oil industry. A further conference was arranged for to-day (4th April). As negotiations are still proceeding, it would clearly be premature for me to make any statement as to their progress.

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