Football Pools (Women Employees).

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort. – in the House of Commons on 6th August 1942.

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Photo of Sir Charles Lyle Sir Charles Lyle , Bournemouth

asked the Minister of Labour how many girls working in the football pool offices are between 20 and 30 years of age; and how many have been withdrawn from these offices to do essential war work?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

Precise figures are not available, but with very few exceptions all women between the ages of 20 and 30 have already been withdrawn from employment connected with football pools.