Personnel (Alternative Employment).

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence. – in the House of Commons on 18th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr David Gammans Mr David Gammans , Hornsey

asked the Home Secretary whether he is yet in a position to make a comprehensive statement on the part-time employment, on munition and other war work, of paid Civil Defence workers in their on-duty and off-duty periods?

Photo of Captain Sir Peter Macdonald Captain Sir Peter Macdonald , Isle of Wight

asked the Home Secretary whether he is yet in a position to make any statement about the better utilisation of the spare time available to Civil Defence workers; and to what extent it has been possible to make arrangements for them to do part-time munition work?

Photo of Mr Herbert Morrison Mr Herbert Morrison , Hackney South

No, Sir. On 14th April last I laid down general lines of policy in a circular, of which I am sending my hon. and gallant Friends a copy, and the time has not yet come to make any comprehensive progress report.