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  • Directed Women Workers (Complaints). (10 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour (1) whether he is aware that Margaret Steele and Jean Steele, 24, McLean Street, Lochside, Ayr, were sent to Birmingham on 6th January, 1941; that when they arrived...

  • Fire Watching (Applications for Exemption). (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered a communication from the Solihull Urban District Council with regard to the slow progress made by the appointed Military Service (Hardship)...

  • Production. (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour who is the authority in each industrial area for dealing with special difficulties of production; and what is the nature of his authority?

  • Motor Vehicle Repair Undertakings. (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether, in deciding upon the inclusion in, or exclusion from, the Schedule provided by the Essential Work (General Provisions) Order, 1941, of a motor-vehicle repair...

  • Gas Undertakingns (Women Employees). (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that partially disabled men employed on such jobs as checking gas-meters, &c., are in some cases being replaced by young women; and whether,...

  • Beveridge Committee's Report. (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he can now state when the Second Report of the Beveridge Committee on Skilled Men in the Services will be published?

  • Proceedings Against Workers. (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he personally sanctions the institution of legal proceedings, in any instance, against workpeople who violate any law or regulation administered by his...

  • Essential Work Order (Misconduct Clause). (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered the resolution from the Barr and Strouds, Anniesland, Shop stewards committee, sent to him by the hon. Member for West Fife, on the question...

  • Industry (Joint Consultation). (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he will consider the advisability of setting up production committees with a view to giving the employees an opportunity to put forward their suggestions for...

  • Training Centres. (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour how many have gone through the training centres since the war started; what was the period when the greatest number were in training; how many are in training now;...

  • Domestic Service. (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered the copy of the advertisement appearing in a Yorkshire newspaper, sent to him by the hon. Member for Central Bradford, requiring an...

  • Engineering Industry (Wages and Conditions). (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the difficulties amongst key-men employed in engineering works and paid on a weekly basis, with regard to uncertainty as to their terms of...

  • Cotton Industry (Shopping Time). (8 speeches)

    Mr. Rostron Duckworth: asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the influence which is exerted on the working of overtime in the cotton mills by the difficulties of shopping; and...

  • Water Bailiffs. (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that the Treasury has made a special grant to fishery boards to enable them to maintain their river bailiffs; and whether, in view of the...