Royal Dockyards

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th June 1945.

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Photo of Mr Brendan Bracken Mr Brendan Bracken , Paddington North 12:00 am, 13th June 1945

The efficiency of the dock, yard management, and the appropriateness of the rates of pay and conditions of service authorised for dockyard employees, are matters which the Admiralty constantly watch. As my hon. and gallant Friend is aware, machinery exists for regular consultation between representatives of the employees and Departmental officials both at the dockyards and at headquarters. This is intended to secure the greatest measure of co-operation in the pursuit of efficiency and of the well-being of the employees. I see no early need to set up a special committee to supplement these arrangements.