§ Mr. Leckie
asked the Minister of Labour what progress has been made in the negotiations with the drapers' chambers of1214W
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trade to work out a higher standard of wages for retail shop employés and similar workers?
§ Mr. E. Brown
I assume that my hon. Friend refers to the discussions between employers' and employés' organisations in the retail distributive trades which I initiated. The position is that I have under consideration recommendations containing proposals for the statutory regulation of wages and conditions in this trade which have been jointly agreed by these organisations.