Proposed Women's Forestry Service.

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 22nd January 1942.

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Photo of Mr George Mathers Mr George Mathers , Linlithgowshire

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 demonstrated by the provision of a uniform, such as that of the Women's Land Army; and will he consult representative women in this service with a view of meeting their wishes in such matters?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given on 20th January by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply to the hon. Member for Islington, East (Miss Cazalet), a copy of which I am sending him.