Colonies (Wages).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance. – in the House of Commons on 16th December 1941.

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Mr. David Adams:

asked the Undersecretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware that minimum wage laws have now been enacted in 40 Colonies, but that only in nine are any minimum wages actually in force; and whether, as the absence of such minimum standards is the cause of depressed living conditions, steps will be taken to encourage the implementing of minimum wage laws?