Married Women (Registration).

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 2nd July 1942.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Mr William Oldfield Mr William Oldfield , Manchester, Gorton

asked the Minister of Labour how many of the 8,000,000 women that have now been registered are, respectively, married and without children or married with children under the age of 14; and how many of each class are in full-time employment?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

Detailed figures for the last three registrations are not yet available. Of the 6,565,207 women registered up to 16th May, 1942, 1,539,606 were married and without children under 14 and 2,600,776 were married with children under 14. The number of each class in full-time paid employment when they, registered was 768,933 and 383,311 respectively.

Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

Can my right hon. Friend state from memory the total number of men and women who have been registered since the start of the war?