London Transport (Inter-union Dispute)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Productivity – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4 December 1969.

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Photo of Mr Victor Goodhew Mr Victor Goodhew , St Albans 12:00, 4 December 1969

Is the right hon. Lady aware that this has been going on nearly four months, and on the Northern Line, as each week goes by, more and more carriages and rolling stock go out of repair, more and more escalators go out of use and passengers are now expected to travel in a manner which would not be considered acceptable for cattle, let alone human beings? If the T.U.C. is really unable to redeem its solemn pledge to the Government, why does she not do something about it now?