§ Sir N. GRATTAN-DOYLE
asked the Minister of Labour what has been the cost of the attendance of Government delegates at meetings of the International Labour Organisation during the past 12 months?
§ Mr. LAWSON
The cost of the attendance of Government delegates and their advisers at meetings of the International Labour Organisation during the year ended 31st May, 1930, including secretarial and other expenses, was £2,742 4s. 5d. In addition, the Government paid the expenses of employers' and workers' delegates and their advisers attending sessions of the International Labour Conference, amounting to £1,557 10s. 4d. The expenditure covers the cost of attendance at four meetings of the governing body of the International Labour Office at the 12th and 13th sessions of the International Labour Conference and at a special conference on conditions of labour in the coal mining industry.