Dockers, Liverpool (Facilities).

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport. – in the House of Commons on 12th February 1941.

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Photo of Mr David Logan Mr David Logan , Liverpool Scotland

asked the Minister of Transport whether, under the new dock labourers pooling scheme, Liverpool, he is taking steps to facilitate special transport services to and from the outer areas of the city for those labourers registered?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon , Wallasey

Yes, Sir. The provision of transport facilities for the dockers is under consideration as part of the general scheme.

Photo of Mr David Logan Mr David Logan , Liverpool Scotland

Is the Minister aware that dockers will willingly work all night if asked to do so, and that the difficulty of food supplies applies to the inadequacy of canteens?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon , Wallasey

What I have in mind is that these labour forces must be extremely mobile at any time.