Oral Answers to Questions — Engineering and Metal Trades.

– in the House of Commons on 9th December 1919.

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Photo of Mr Benjamin Tillett Mr Benjamin Tillett , Salford North


asked if che employers in the engineering and metal trades, directly or indirectly depending on the iron-moulding industry, are guaranteed against loss by a State dole ensuring the full earning power of their invested capital and against losses by strikes?

Photo of Mr William Bridgeman Mr William Bridgeman , Oswestry

I am unable to follow what the hon. Member has in mind as a basis for his question. If he will be good enough to communicate with me I shall be pleased to do what I can to satisfy him. As the question stands, the only answer I can give is emphatically "No, Sir!"