HC Deb 23 January 1947 vol 432 c75W
54. Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Minister of Labour whether the Government will take action against any body of employers who, by their actions or tardiness in negotiations, are precipitating strikes.

Mr. Isaacs

I am not clear what action my hon. Friend has in mind, but I must point out that in this matter an equal responsibility rests on both sides, parties to joint voluntary machinery, to ensure that there is no avoidable delay in reaching a fair and proper decision on any claim.

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