Monday, 14 June 1965
The House—after the Adjournment on 4th June, 1965, for the Whitsun Recess—met at half-past Two o'clock.
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Minister of Labour how many persons were unemployed in the North-East Region at the latest available date; and how many were unemployed one year ago.
asked the Minister of Labour what evidence he has now collected on the need for an occupational hygiene service; and what conclusions he has reached on the provision of such a service.
asked the Minister of Labour if he will give details of the membership of the committee established to consider the social and economic issues of the implementation of the pledge to grant by...
asked the Minister of Labour what were the unemployment statistics in the Isle of Wight for each year of the three years ended April, 1965; and if he will give an estimate of the redundancies...
asked the Minister of Labour if he will introduce legislation similar to that which defines the legal requirements for safety, health and welfare in the Factories Act, 1961, to cover all...
asked the Minister of Labour if he will seek to amend the Factory Acts, and any other necessary legislation, to allow pupils in their last year at school to gain personal experience of work along...
asked the Minister of Labour whether he will introduce legislation to prevent trade unions bringing recruitment vans near to places where workers are on strike.
asked the Minister of Labour what instructions he has issued to youth employment officers about the new problems of immigrant school leavers, especially those seeking clerical posts.
asked the Minister of Labour what progress he has made, in discussions with the trade unions and employers, towards securing a reduction in the number of years of training required to complete...
asked the Minister of Labour how many males were registered at employment exchanges covering the Easington Parliamentary constituency at the latest available date; and what arrangements are made...
asked the Minister of Labour what action he is taking to prevent cancer being caused by possible carcinogens used in industry.
asked the Minister of Labour under what regulations United States singers and bands are now permitted to perform in the United Kingdom.
asked the Minister of Labour if he is satisfied with the work being done by the Youth Employment Service; and what steps he has in mind for improvements in the Service.
asked the Minister of Labour how many workers became redundant in Wolverhampton as a result of the cancellation of TSR2; and how many of those still remain to be placed in suitable employment.
asked the Minister of Labour what progress is being made in extending industrial training and retraining facilities in the East Kent area; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Labour what increase has taken place in the numbers in full-time employment from October to the latest available date; and what has been the decrease in the numbers unemployed.
asked the Minister of Labour how many strikes occurred in the last year for which figures are available, how many workers were involved, and how many work days were lost; and what information he...
asked the Minister of Labour how many women workers, and in which industries, are affected by orders permitting nightwork or shiftwork outside hours normally permitted by the Factories Act, 1961.
asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that Foyle's, the booksellers, have contracted to employ an adult man at a weekly rate less than that laid down by the relevant wages council,...
asked the Minister of Labour how many engineering workers are seeking work in Stevenage, and how many vacancies there are in the engineering industry in Stevenage.
asked the Minister of Labour how many employees have wage agreements tied to the cost-of-living index; and what estimate he has made of the cost per week in increased wages to meet the recent...
asked the Minister of Labour when he expects the Royal Com- mission on Trade Unions to complete its work.
Mr. W. T. Williams: asked the Minister of Labour what estimate he has made of the demand for and the availability of Great Britain's manpower resources to 1970; and what steps he is taking to...
Mr. W. T. Williams: asked the Minister of Labour if he will state the number of Government training centres in 1963 and 1964, their capacity in those years, and the estimated numbers and...
asked the Minister of Labour how many aliens are employed in Bournemouth; and if he will give comparative figures in the last 10 years of male and female employees.
With permission I should like to make a statement about the machine tool industry. My Department is engaged upon a full study of this industry. Some of the problems and the need for action are...
Ordered,That this day Business other than the Business of Supply may be taken before Ten o'clock.—[Mr. O'Malley.]
Matter of Agriculture in Wales and Monmouthshire, being a matter relating exclusively to Wales and Monmouthshire, referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for their consideration.—[Mr. O'Malley.]
[19TH ALLOTTED DAY]
Ordered,That the Proceedings on consideration of the Lords Amendments to the Law Commissions Bill may be entered upon and proceeded with at this day's Sitting at any hour, though or...
Lords Amendments considered.
Lords Amendment: In page 1, line 8, leave out "not more than".
Lords Amendment: In page 2, line 16 leave out "high".
Lords Amendment: In line 41, after "prepare" insert from time to time at the request of the Minister".
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. O'Malley.]
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