Rehabilitation.

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 30th June 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ellis Smith Mr Ellis Smith , Stoke-on-Trent Stoke

asked the Minister of Labour whether he can make a statement on his policy of rehabilitation; how many centres have been set up; and is there consultation between all Government Departments interested?

Photo of Mr George Tomlinson Mr George Tomlinson , Farnworth

In reply to the first part of the Question, I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to the hon. Member for Rotherham (Mr. Dobbie) on 22nd January. No special centres have so far been set up, but the fullest use is being made of the facilities available at the Ministry's own centres, technical colleges and voluntary institutions which are experienced in the training of the disabled. There is close consultation with the various Departments interested in the working of the scheme.