HC Deb 24 February 1959 vol 600 c130W
66. Mr. D. Jones

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will make a statement on the official steps being taken to prevent the industrial dispute arising in Grenada.

Mr. J. Amery

A dispute over wage claims between employees and the Government Electricity Department was first reported in August, 1958. A tribunal was appointed to inquire into the matters under dispute but the union concerned did not accept its recommendations. Discussions between the union and Government representatives continued and a Government Committee was appointed in February to negotiate with the union. Negotiations are now in progress.

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