Engineering Industry (Women Workers).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 7th May 1940.

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It is not the case that the trade unions have failed to reach agreement with the employers' organisation on this subject. On the contrary the discussions between them have reached an advanced stage, and I feel sure that the urgency of the matter is fully realised. In these circumstances I do not think that reference to a Committee of this House would be likely to facilitate progress.