HC Deb 16 February 1956 vol 548 cc281-2W
38. Captain Orr

asked the Minister of Labour in view of the labour shortage in certain railway operating grades, which causes frequent and recurrent railway freight transit delays, what representations he has had from the British Transport Commission on the subject, and what assistance he proposes to give.

Mr. Iain Macleod

My Department keeps in close touch with the British Transport Commission on various aspects of railway labour supply, and my local offices give British Railways every possible help in meeting their labour requirements.