HC Deb 27 March 1956 vol 550 c178W
75. Mr. Lee

asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that the decision in the prosecution of the British Transport Commission under the Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act, 1920, at Bristol Magistrates' Court, will result in shortage of labour for the British Transport Commission; and if he will take action to assist the Commission.

Mr. Iain Macleod

I am aware of the labour supply difficulties on the railways, and I appreciate that the decision referred to may add to them. My Department is in close touch with the Commission and is giving all the help it can in meeting the labour supply needs of the railways.