H.M.F. Gets Busy
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of Local With Formation Groups
IVERPCIOL and Manchester meM.C.-■ hers of Hauliers' M.ularil Federation held meetings last week to.elect officers and district committees in order to facilitate the formation of local groups.
At the Liverp.Ool meeting, Mr. T. Nelson stated that therewas.still, much preliminary work to be done before H.M.F. could . get into its working _
stride. A number of meetings had taken place and more would be held
-various parts of the country. ...Goad progress had been made in Manchester, where_ nearly 200 A and B operators had enrolled. The response in Liverpool had. not beets as good as that, hut he was hopeful that the Manchester .-total would . be surpassed. Reactions of Bristol and Leicester
operators., were encouraging. Meetings of YorkShire_ancl Eastern Counties operators were pending-.
Mr. F. E. -Vaughan., .17.s.tho was elected chairman of the Liverpool district committee, said that it was important to get the grouping•arrangemerits ' functioning as. quickly as pOssible.
. Mr. H Wood (Runcorn) was elected -district secretary, and the committee. comprises Messrs. G. Ellis,C. Harris, T. Morgan, H. Johnson, W.
King, Kent, and T. Nelson. .
The meeting was infOrreed" that good results were expected from • Laricas'hire and the north-west _area, • *here. there were more haulage contradtors• than in Any other part ot the conhtry...