Labour Dispute, Scotland.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore Lieut-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore , Ayr District of Burghs

asked the Minister of Labour how many labour disputes there are at the present moment in any part of Scotland; what is their nature; and what steps are being taken to settle them?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

According to my information, there was on 14th July one dispute involving interruption of work in Scotland. This dispute, in which 400 workers were concerned, began on 14th July, following a decision by the employer to stop Sunday work. Work was resumed on the following day.