HC Deb 07 November 1939 vol 353 cc75-6W
Mr. Ness Edwards

asked the Secretary for Mines whether he has considered the further representations of the Mine-workers' Federation with regard to the inspection of mines by workmen's representatives; and whether he is now prepared to make regulations along the lines of the memorandum presented to him by the consultative committee for the mining industry?

Mr. Lloyd

I have not received any further representations from the Mine-workers' Federation and, as I explained in reply to a question by the hon. Member on 17th October, action in the matter is dependent on legislation and could not be taken by way of regulation.

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