Oral Answers to Questions — Women's Services (Welfare).

– in the House of Commons on 28th July 1942.

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Photo of Mr Walter Higgs Mr Walter Higgs , Birmingham West

asked the Prime Minister whether welfare officers are appointed to all units of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force and other Women's Services; and, if not, will he proceed to do this forthwith?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

While the detailed organisation necessarily varies from one Service to another, I am advised that officers specially charged with responsibility for welfare are available to all units of the three Women's Services.

Photo of Mr Walter Higgs Mr Walter Higgs , Birmingham West

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that girls have been sent away from their homes, discharged and left stranded? Does he consider that a right state of affairs?

Photo of Mr Clement Attlee Mr Clement Attlee , Stepney Limehouse

If the hon. Gentleman has any case in mind, perhaps he will bring it to the notice of the Service to which the girl in question belonged.