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  • Selective Employment Payments Act (44 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the anomalies which have arisen over the operation of the Selective Employment Payments Act in the paper-making and rag-making industry; and if...

  • Equal Pay (Working Party's Report) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he has received the report of the Working Party on Equal Pay for Women; and if he will make a statement.

  • Lower-Paid Workers (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour how many full-time workers earn under £15 basic wage; and if he will give separate figures for men and women.

  • Physically Handicapped Persons (Ilford) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what provisions for employment in Ilford there are for physically handicapped persons who have reached the age of 18 years.

  • University Manual and Domestic Staffs (Negotiating Machinery) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he has yet fixed a date for the holding of a conference between the vice-chancellors of the universities and the unions concerned to create national...

  • Redundant Miners (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what measures the Government are now taking to assist the retraining and re-employment of miners who become redundant.

  • Unemployment (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what figures are available for the number unemployed in each

  • Redundancy Payments (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour if he will take steps to, introduce a sliding scale of redundancy payments to cover workers who are made redundant after employment for a period of less than two years.

  • C.B.R. Jersey Mills, Brighton (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what progress is being made to obtain the reinstatement of the 18 employees locked-out from C.B.R. Jersey Mills of Brighton.

  • West Calder Employment Exchange (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what progress he has to report on finding alternative accommodation for West Calder Employment Exchange.

  • Lingerwood Colliery Midlothian (Closure) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour how many miners have been registered as unemployed as a consequence of the closure of Lingerwood Colliery, Midlothian.

  • Racial Discrimination (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he will make a statement on his recent discussions with representatives of the Trades Union Congress, the Confederation of British Industries and the...

  • Foreman and Staff Mutual Benefit Society (Conditions) (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what representations have been made to him regarding the anti-trade union conditions in the rules of the Foremen and Staff Mutual Benefit Society which some...

  • Self-Employment (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what consideration he has now given to the representations made to him regarding the abuses of so-called self-employment in industry where there may be evasion of the...

  • Industrial Plant and Equipment (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what steps Her Majesty's Government take to ensure that industrial plant and equipment is designed with a view to the safety, comfort and physical capacity of employees.

  • Employers (Personal Injury Liability) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the situation disclosed in the case of Donoghey v. Boulton and Paul Limited, he will introduce legislation to compel every employer to insure...

  • Industrial Training (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what arrangements he has made to ensure continuous coordination between industrial training boards and Government training centres.

  • Gas, Electricity and Water Industries (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what has been the increase in the numbers employed in the gas, electricity and water industries between July, 1966, and the latest convenient date.

  • Employers (Notification of Vacancies) (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what plans he has for legislation to ensure that employers notify employment exchanges of all their vacancies.

  • Chemical and Allied Industries (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what has been the drop in numbers employed in chemicals and allied industries between July, 1966 and the latest convenient date.

  • South-Western Region (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what is the latest figure in total numbers and percentages for unemployment in the South-Western Region; and how this compares with the corresponding month in 1962.

  • Devon and Cornwall (Training Centres) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what plans he has for building further Government training centres in Devon and Cornwall.

  • Skilled Workers (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what is the latest number of vacancies for skilled men; and what is the annual output of Government training centres at present.

  • Engineering and Electrical Industries (18 speeches)

    Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the Minister of Labour what has been the drop in numbers employed in engineering and electrical industries between July, 1966, and the latest convenient date.

  • Scotland (13 speeches)

    Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the Minister of Labour what is the latest figure in total numbers and percentages for unemployment in Scotland; and how this compares with the corresponding month in 1962.

  • Central and Local Government Service (Vacancies) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what was the total number of vacancies in central and local government service in April, 1967, and April, 1963.

  • Asbestos Regulations (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is satisfied wih the Asbestos Industry Regula- tions prescribed in 1931; whether he has in mind the making of new regulations; and when he expects that...

  • Northern Region (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what is the latest figure in total numbers and percentages for unemployment in the Northern Region; and how this compares with the corresponding month of 1962.

  • Wales (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what is the latest figure in total numbers and percentages for unemployment in Wales; and how this compares with the corresponding month in 1962.

  • North-Western Region (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what is the latest figure in total numbers and percentages for unemployment in the North-Western Region; and how this compares with the corresponding month in 1962.

  • Redeployment (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour when the period of redeployment, which has been the policy of Her Majesty's Government over the past year, will be completed.

  • Legal Aid (Maintenance Orders) (4 speeches)

    asked the Attorney-General when he will initiate legislation to permit legal aid to be granted in respect of an application to a magistrates' court for variation of a maintenance order registered...

  • D Notices (4 speeches)

    asked the Attorney-General on how many occasions during the past six months editors and/or journalists and newspaper proprietors have been prosecuted for evading D Notices.

  • Questions to Ministers (4 speeches)

    Mr. Allaun. On a point of order.