Local Authorities (Women Employees).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 5th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

I cannot settle it on any precise basis. The method which has been employed is, in consultation with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Health, who is in constant touch with the local authorities, to deal with each case on its merits. Local authorities differ considerably according to population and area, on the amount of work that has to be performed.