Holidays (Service Men's Wives).

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 9th July 1942.

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Photo of Mr John Dugdale Mr John Dugdale , West Bromwich

asked the Minister of Labour whether he will instruct employers to arrange that as far as practicable the holiday periods of wives of men serving in the Forces shall correspond with their husbands' leave?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

I am sending to my hon. Friend a copy of a Press notice on the subject issued last March.

Photo of Mr John Dugdale Mr John Dugdale , West Bromwich

Is the Minister satisfied that this matter has received adequate publicity as many firms are unaware of it?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

Every firm has had a copy of the notice, and so has every personnel manager, shop steward, union and Member of Parliament.