Cotton Industry (Hours of Work, Juveniles).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 21st May 1942.

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This matter is under constant review, but the situation in the cotton spinning mills at the moment is such that I cannot hold out any hope of an early cancellation of this Order. Care will be taken, however, to limit the actual operation of the Order to cases where this is essential for war requirements.