Orders of the Day — FACTORY AND WORKSHOP (COTTON CLOTH FACTORIES) BILL [Lords].

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 15th March 1929.

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Photo of Mr William Kelly Mr William Kelly , Rochdale

The Under-Secretary has stated that these proposals have been unanimously agreed to by the representatives of the two sides of the industry, and, in view of that statement, I have no objection to the Second Reading of the Bill. I am, however, anxious to know what is meant by the substitution of 24 months for 12 months in Sub-section (2) of Clause 1. It increases the penalty.