HC Deb 26 July 1951 vol 491 c93W
110. Mr. Gammans

asked the Minister of Labour why in view of the fact that he is recruiting Italians for the mines and the railways, he is not offering similar employment to Maltese.

Mr. Robens

The coal-mining industry and certain other industries, but not at present the railways, have special arrangements under which Italian workers are recruited. I will, in consultation with my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Colonies, consider again whether there is scope for suggesting that any industry might also recruit from Malta.

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