January 29, 1953 (21st Parliament, 7th Session)

CCF

Stanley Howard Knowles (Whip of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation)

Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (C.C.F.)

Mr. Knowles:

Will the Prime Minister say whether there is any truth in the report that the government has considered, if negotiations fail, taking action by order in council under the Emergency Powers Act; indeed will he assure parliament that any action taken will first of all be referred to parliament?

Topic:   LABOUR CONDITIONS
Subtopic:   STATEMENT ON THREATENED RAILWAY STRIKE
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