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Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

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  • Industrial Workers (Period of Notice) (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour if he will give an estimate of how many men engaged in British industry are subject to not more than one day's notice.

  • Strike, Gillingham (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour if he will make a statement on the officially sponsored strike which commenced on 27th May at Messrs. Rodi and Weinenberger (Great Britain) Ltd., operating at 41,...

  • Dock Workers, Cardiff (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour (1) how many dock workers were registered for employment at Cardiff in 1951 and 1957, respectively; (2) the percentage of dock workers who, because of absence of...

  • Employment Exchanges (Closure) (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour if he will receive a deputation representative of the local authority and the workers' and employers' organisations before coming to a final decision on the closure...

  • Coventry (Minister's Visit) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what is the object of his forthcoming visit to Coventry; whether he will use the occasion to examine the possibility of redundancy in certain aircraft firms; and what...

  • War Department Equipment (Overhaul) (2 speeches)

    Mr. Lee: asked the Minister of Laobour why his Department has recently been instrumental in sending War Department equipment for overhaul by private contractors.

  • Greenock (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that the percentage of unemployment in Greenock is almost 6 per cent.; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy this situation.

  • Ordnance Factories (Redundant Workers) (12 speeches)

    Mr. Lee: asked the Minister of Labour how many former employees at Royal Ordnance factories were rendered redundant during the past twelve months; and what are the prospects of placing those...

  • Disabled Persons, Cardiff (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour the number of disabled persons registered in Cardiff as unemployed at the latest convenient date and the comparable number for the same month in 1956 and 1955.

  • Expelled British Nationals, Egypt (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what further progress has been made in placing in employment British nationals who have been obliged to leave Egypt.

  • North Staffordshire (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour for how long the level of unemployment in North Staffordshire has substantially exceeded the national average; and what steps he has taken to call to the attention of...

  • West End Bespoke Tailors (Labour Supply) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that West End bespoke tailors are refusing overseas orders, largely from the dollar area, because they are unable to obtain sufficiently highly skilled...

  • Under-Developed Countries (Investment) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour if he will propose to the International Labour Office, through the representatives of Her Majesty's Government, that a convention be prepared for submission to the...