Women's Land Army

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture – in the House of Commons on 22nd October 1942.

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Mr. Hudson:

The object of the Women's Land Army is to provide an additional force of regular labour for the land. It is not desirable, in my view, that the State should incur the unnecessary cost of organising for agricultural work women who are already employed in agriculture and who will not be taken from it.