Trade Unions Re-registration

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 26th October 1949.

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Photo of Mr John Platts-Mills Mr John Platts-Mills , Finsbury 12:00 am, 26th October 1949

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he has considered the resolution adopted by the East African Trades Union Congress, a copy of which has been forwarded to him by the honourable Member for Finsbury, setting out the reasons for their opposition to the Bill requiring the re-registration of trade unions registered before the 20th April, 1948; and if he will recommend the Kenya Government to withdraw the Bill and the Trade Unions and Trades Disputes Ordinance, 1943, as amended, on which it is based.

Mr. Creech Jones:

The answer to the first part of the Question is "Yes," and to the second part "No."