29 JANUARY 1927, Page 2

The trade union inquest on the General Strike which was

held last week ended in a decisive vote in favour of the General Council of the Trades Union Congress. The figures were :- - For the General -Cotmeil - 2,840,000 •

Against . • 1,095,000 Majority ' • .. 1,745,000 •

As 800,000 of the minority votes were cast by the Miners' Federation the result means that nearly -the-- whole Conference considered- that the - General Council was justified in calling off the strike when the miners refused to accept the Samuel Memorandum. Both the General Council and the miners had put in full Reports before the debate: