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Trinidad (Factory Law Prosecutions)

Volume 526: debated on Wednesday 14 April 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many cases there are in the last annual period of prosecutions in the territory of Trinidad for non-observance of the factory legislation.

Is it not a little surprising that there are not more prosecutions in this territory in view of the number of inspectors which the right hon. Gentleman has claimed that there are in the territory and the reports which are coming from them about the conditions under which the workers have to work?

There were only eight prosecutions but a conviction was obtained in each case.