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Electricity Economy (Adjustment Of Working Hours)

Volume 441: debated on Tuesday 29 July 1947

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asked the Minister of Labour whether firms who have installed plant for generating electricity in emergency will be allowed to use such plant during peak-load periods and work the normal working hours.

My statement of Tuesday last, 22nd July, referred only to electricity supplied by electricity supply undertakings and was not related to the use of privately owned plant. As regards working hours, I cannot anticipate the schemes which may be agreed by the regional boards and their district or local committees.