HC Deb 10 June 1959 vol 606 cc105-6W
Mr. Benn

asked the Secretary of State for Air if he will make a statement on the industrial situation among workers on military establishments in Aden; and what action he is taking to maintain contact with the Aden Trade Union Congress about wages and working conditions.

Mr. Ward

An agreement which was signed on 19th May provides for increased pay and improved working conditions for industrial employees engaged locally by the three Services in Aden, and for joint consultative machinery. It is operative for 12 months. The Aden Trade Union Congress is a party to the Agreement and will be represented on the consultative body through the Local Forces Union.

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