HC Deb 20 February 1952 vol 496 cc27-8W
68. Mr. Rankin

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when it is proposed to appoint a trade union adviser to Tanganyika.

Mr. Lyttelton

This is not proposed at present. It is part of the duties of the Labour Department to assist the trade union movement and officers are appointed from time to time to that Department who have had practical experience of trade union work in the United Kingdom. Mr. Armet, of the National Union of Seamen, was the most recent appointment to the Department to deal with trade union matters.

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