Women Fire-Watchers

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence – in the House of Commons on 1st October 1942.

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Photo of Mr Walter Higgs Mr Walter Higgs , Birmingham West

asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware of the difficulties in arranging suitable sleeping accommodation in many factories for women fire-watchers in addition to men; and does he intend to modify the Order so as to relieve the position?