Hospital Staffs (Trade Unions)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Service – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th November 1949.

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Photo of Captain Charles Smith Captain Charles Smith , Colchester 12:00 am, 24th November 1949

asked the Minister of Health whether he has considered the correspondence forwarded to him by the hon. Member for Colchester indicating the refusal of a hospital management committee to grant special leave without pay to a member of the staff to attend a training course for trade union officers; and whether, in view of the importance of building up a staff consultative machine in the hospital service, he will circularise all committees advising them to look sympathetically at such applications.