Miners (Hours of Labour).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties. – in the House of Commons on 2nd August 1922.

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Photo of Captain Robert Gee Captain Robert Gee , Woolwich East


asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the temporary demand for coal for export, and the necessity for alleviating the distress amongst the miners, he will recommend to Parliament a temporary suspension of the Seven Hours Act in order to enable the miners to take advantage of the present trade to the fullest?