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Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 13th March 1922.

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Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

If the local authorities employed their own ordinary labour it would come under the classification of skilled labour and would be entitled to the full rates of pay. I cannot understand how it could be that in the case of skilled men on a job it was necessary to reduce wages. Obviously that ought not to be.