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Out-of-Work Donation.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Celebrations. – in the House of Commons on 3rd April 1919.

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Sir J. HOPE:

69.

asked the Postmaster-General whether the majority of postal, telegraph, and telephone temporary employés, who have been discharged since 11th November, 1918, are drawing out-of-work donations; and whether he will consider the desirability, in the public interest, of retaining temporary employés until all the pre-war postal facilities are restored, and all permanent postal employés demobilised?