River Thames Lightermen and Bargemen (Petition).

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 23rd July 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered the petition sent to him by the hon. Member for Plaistow, on 12th July, signed by 850 members of the River Thames Lightermen and Bargemen's Union; and what action he intends taking about the matter?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

Yes, Sir. I have considered the petition in question and am writing to my hon. Friend.