§ Mr. Malcolm MacPherson
asked the Minister of Labour to what extent short-time working is now prevalent in the light castings industry in the Falkirk area: and in which sections of the industry.
§ Sir W. Monckton
Short-time working has recently increased in the light castings industry in the Falkirk area, mainly at one firm where 209 workers are working four shifts instead of five. The section chiefly concerned manufactures gas cookers.