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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionSpanners into the machinery
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date25 Mar 1943
Embedded text or transcriptGrand Revival of Party Politics - Spanner-tossing Contest - Right Wreckers
Catering-Bill Busters v Reckless Left Better-World-Now Team - Just to take our minds off fighting
the war Hacking Herb. Williams Unity
Person DepictedHacking; Douglas Eric Hacking (1910-); 2nd Baron
Williams; Herbert
Implied textSayings: To throw a spanner in works - disrupt
NotesNews: The Beveridge Report. - Parliamentary
Debates. ... The House of Commons debated the Beveridge Report of Social Security on Feb. 16-18.
... Sir Herbert Williams (Conservative) described the Beveridge Report as "very bad" and said
that if consideration of it were stopped until 6 months after the termination of hostilities the
House of Commons would reject it by a large majority. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives
p.5669] Catering Bill Amendments - Only Slight Changes. Mr Bevin tabled in the House of Commons
yesterday a series of Government amendments to the Catering Wages Bill. Since this Bill was given
a second reading on February 9 by a majority of 283 votes to 116 the Minister of Labour has
considered draft amendments proposed by Sir Douglas Hacking and others who led the Conservative
oppostion to the Bill, and he has also had direct discussion with them. ... Conservatives who
opposed the Bill took particular exception to a proposal that wages boards should have power to
make recommendations on matters affecting the efficiency and development of the industry. ...
[The Times 18/3/1943] Catering Wages Bill. - Amendments. - Enactment. The Catering Wages Bill
went through its committee stage in the House of Commons on March 25 and 31 and April 1 and 6,
about 200 amendments having previously been tabled by the Bill's Conservative critics. ... After
Sir D. Hacking, representing the majority of the opponents of the Bill as it stood, had intimated
that in view of the Government's unreadiness to "make concessions of any kind" and to save
further waste of Parliamentary time, they would not move the remainder of the amendments standing
in their names. ... [Keesing's Contemporary Archives p.5841]
Catering Bill
Proverbs and sayings
government policy
left wing politics
political parties
right wing politics
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