Fabric Gloves.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act. – in the House of Commons on 26th June 1922.

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Photo of Mr Oswald Mosley Mr Oswald Mosley , Harrow


asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the Committee set up to inquire as to the importation of fabric gloves decided to disregard the evidence of the Bolton spinners on the ground that its terms of reference did not allow of consideration being given to any effect which a protective order might have upon employment in industries other than those handling the finished article against which the order was made; and whether he will consider an amendment of the Act in order to admit consideration of evidence so important to the issue?