Oral Answers to Questions — Shops (Hours of Employment) Bill.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 13th March 1929.

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Photo of Mr Robert Taylor Mr Robert Taylor , Lincoln

Is it not the fact that there is nothing whatever in the Shop Hours Act of last year which limits the hours of labour for shop assistants; and is the right hon. Gentleman not aware from the evidence given before his own inquiry that there is considerable overwork of a large number of young women and girls in the distributive trades?