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Farm Workers (Hire Rate)

Volume 462: debated on Tuesday 1 March 1949

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27.

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland on what grounds the charge for male agricultural workers hired from the Department for general farm work has been raised from 101s. 9d. to 106s. per worker per week as from 28th February.

The former rate was 100s., and has been increased to 106s. with a view to lessening the gap between the outlays and revenue in respect of the service.