Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort

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  • Aliens (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether the performance of some kind of national service, or useful work, is obligatory, as with British citizens of comparable age, upon men and women of enemy...

  • Mobile Women Workers (23 speeches)

    Major Lloyd: asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that factories of prime importance to the war effort in Scotland are urgently in need of many more women workers and whether, as...

  • Transferred Workers (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that a spinner earning £5 15s. per week at a Lancashire ordnance factory has been transferred to a cotton mill at Brierfield, Lancashire,...

  • Constructional Work (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour how many more workmen from the building and civil engineering trades are to be recruited by his Department for certain constructional work of which he has been informed?

  • Married Women (4 speeches)

    Miss Ward: asked the Minister of Labour whether the new policy adopted by the Ministry of Pensions disregarding a portion of earnings of service men's wives in receipt of war service grants will...

  • Workers from Eire (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that emigrants from Eire to Great Britain are being advised, before departure, to leave at a certain address in Dublin their address in Great...

  • Boys and Girls (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour how many of the 28,000 boys and girls registered as unemployed on 17th August are now in employment?

  • Trade Union and Association Employees (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether full-time officials and members of the clerical staff of employees' associations, similar to the United Commercial Travellers' Association of Great Britain...

  • Part-time Women Workers (Training) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether, for women to be employed on part-time factory work, Government training centres are being utilised for preliminary training where required?

  • Blackpool Corporation (Correspondence, Sorting and Delivery) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that there are two women and eight men engaged in the sorting and delivery of correspondence for the corporation of Blackpool, work that should...

  • Conscientious Objectors (Supervision) (2 speeches)

    Mr. Rostron Duckworth: asked the Minister of Labour what supervision is exercised over conscientious objectors to see they are actually doing the non-combatant work assigned to them?