Docks and Harbour Bill

Bill Presented – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th May 1966.

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Bill to make further provision for regulating the employment of dock workers, including provision for compensating persons prohibited from employing, or working on their own account as, dock workers and for raising sums required for paying such compensation; to make provision for welfare amenities in ports; to confer additional powers on harbour authorities; to provide for the assumption by harbour authorities as successors to certain other harbour authorities of a proportion of the debts of those other authorities; to make further provision with respect to the orders and schemes which may be made under the Harbours Act 1964, the policing of harbours and the furnishing of information and forecasts under that Act; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid, presented by Mr. Gunter; supported by Mr. George Brown, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Ross, Mr. Douglas Jay, Mrs. Barbara Castle and Mrs. Shirley Williams; read the First time; to be read a Second time Tomorrow and to be printed. [Bill 16.]