Replying to the answer which has been given, may I say that I did send a notice of my question to the parliamentary assistant, and I am sorry it did not reach him in time. May I add only this, that I do not wish my remarks to be regarded as indicating that fault for the strike rests on any particular shoulders. Most strikes cannot
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be regarded in that way, and I am quite sure this would be in the same category. But I believe the public would like to know how it is that these things occur in a war-time industry, under the present complicated legal and constitutional arrangements set up for this particular purpose. Can the parliamentary assistant give any information as to how this condition has arisen in the present situation?
Subtopic: DISPUTE AT THE PLANT OF FORD MOTOR COMPANY