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 William Joynson-Hicks Mr William Joynson-Hicks , Twickenham

It is quite impossible to say that an Act of Parliament which prevents shops being kept open after 8 o'clock at night does not impose an effective limit on the hours of work. It was for that purpose that the Act was passed.