§ 107. Mr. Maclay
asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether he will give an assurance that Her Majesty's Government still adheres to the current convention on Standards of Accommodation of Crews of Merchant Ships.
§ Mr. Boyd-Carpenter
Yes. Her Majesty's Government ratified the 1949 International Labour Organisation Convention on crew accommodation on board ship on 6th August, 1953, and Regulations implementing this Convention came into force on 1st January, 1954.