Transport Bill (Redundancy Compensation)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th July 1968.

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Photo of Mr Neil Carmichael Mr Neil Carmichael , Glasgow Woodside 12:00 am, 24th July 1968

No, the whole principle of the Bill and the quantity licensing provisions in it were based on the fact that we believe that the road haulage industry will continue to grow. We think it will grow up to 1975 by something over 10 per cent. and that there will be no difficulty in the lorry drivers getting jobs and no possibility of redundancies.