§ 19. Mr. Gwilym Roberts
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what study he has made of the evidence supplied to him of the exploitation of homeworkers; and if he will take steps to give them the full status of employee with the extension of existing protective legislation to cover them.
§ Mr. John Grant
I am awaiting the report of the Advisory, Conciliation and 179W Arbitration Service on the two wages councils industries—toy and button manufacturing—in which substantial home-working is to be found.