Oral Answers to Questions — Potato Crop, Scotland (Harvesting)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 20th October 1942.

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Photo of Sir Thomas Hunter Sir Thomas Hunter , Perth

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that in the County of Fife, where the agricultural executive asked for 300 senior children, 250 of them volunteered to go and help in the harvest, despite the advice of the headmaster that they should not do it and that education was much more important than the feeding of the children?