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Industrial Workers (Period of Notice)

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd July 1957.

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Photo of Mr William Shepherd Mr William Shepherd , Cheadle 12:00 am, 3rd July 1957

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.

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Labour and National Service (Mr. Robert Can):

Only a very small minority of workers in British industry are subject to so short a period of notice, but it is impossible to estimate the number.