North Thames Gas Board (Lighterage Firms)

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 25th May 1965.

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Photo of Mr Tom Driberg Mr Tom Driberg , Barking 12:00 am, 25th May 1965

asked the Minister of power if he will, in the public interest, give a general direction to the North Thames Gas Board not to close down their lighterage firms without full prior consultation with the trade unions and employees concerned; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Sir John Morris Sir John Morris Parliamentary Secretary (Ministry of Power)

No, Sir; this is a matter for the Board, which is already engaged in consultations with the union concerned.