Shops Act.

Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq. – in the House of Commons on 23rd May 1922.

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Photo of Mr Rhys Davies Mr Rhys Davies , Westhoughton


asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware that a comprehensive Bill to amend the Shops Acts has been promised for some time; and whether he proposes to introduce such a Bill this Session?

Photo of Mr Edward Shortt Mr Edward Shortt , Newcastle upon Tyne West

I am aware of the need for comprehensive legislation on the subject, but as stated in reply to recent questions in this House, I do not contemplate the introduction of amending legislation during the present Session.