Sunday Work, North Scotland.

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 26th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr Arthur Woodburn Mr Arthur Woodburn , Clackmannan and Eastern

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that some workers in the North of Scotland are suffering loss and hardship in doing work of national importance by the refusal of local inhabitants to provide them with lodgings if they work on Sunday; and what steps he proposes to take to convince the people concerned that this is work of necessity?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

No such cases have come to my knowledge. If my hon. Friend will give me particulars of the cases he has in mind, I will make inquiries.