Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.

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  • Disabled Persons (Rehabilitation). (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he can now make any statement about the intention of the Government regarding further measures for the rehabilitation, training and employment of all...

  • Clyde Shipyards (Pay Day). (4 speeches)

    Mr. McNeil: asked the Minister of Labour whether he will take all possible steps to ensure that employees of Lithgow's shipyards are paid on a Friday evening instead of on a Saturday, thus...

  • Reinstated Workers (Wage Arrears). (2 speeches)

    Mr. McNeil: asked the Minister of Labour whether since a woman, whose name has been privately supplied to him, who was wrongfully dismissed and subsequently reinstated under the Essential Work...

  • District Man-Power Boards. (4 speeches)

    Mr. McNeil: asked the Minister of Labour whether, to allay general criticism and to provide for impartial decisions, he will now consider appointing independent chairmen, instead of Ministry of...

  • Women Volunteers. (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been called to the discontent among women volunteers because they are sent to places distant from their homes, despite promises of being...

  • Moulding Sand (Labour). (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been drawn to the serious position in a certain area from large industrial plants being in danger of having to close down from a lack of...

  • Youth Organisations (Part Time Voluntary Workers). (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether, in the case of part-time voluntary workers in the recognised youth organisations who are reserved at the age of 25, or over, by reason of their occupation,...

  • Employers' Representations. (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he will give to employers whose domestic servants or other employees have been directed to transfer to civilian war work under the registration scheme the...

  • East Kent Coalfield (Strikes). (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is, aware of the public concern at the loss of coal production caused by strikes in the East Kent coalfield; and whether, in the national interest, he has...

  • Young People (Choice of Employment). (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what steps are taken to see that young people, on first entering employment, take posts of usefulness to the country at the present time and offering prospects of...

  • Solicitors' Staffs. (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that some clients are finding it difficult to receive attention from solicitors owing to their staffs having been denuded for the forces; and...

  • Scottish Women Workers. (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour what is the present rate of recruitment of Scottish women workers for employment in England and Wales; and will he give special consideration to the continuance of...

  • Proposed Women's Forestry Service. (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the desire of women employed on timber production to have their status as workers in the national interest more clearly defined and...

  • Coalmining Industry. (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the national importance of the coalmining industry, both during and after the war, and in view of the rapid fall in the numbers employed in the...

  • Factory Meetings (Speakers). (3 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered the resolution of the Radio Engineers, No. 3 Branch, of the Electrical Trades Union, sent to him by the hon. Member for West Fife, regarding...

  • Production (Regional Controllers). (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that many experienced industrialists believe that there is a great need for a regional controller of production with industrial experience, and...