Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort

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  • Nautical Instrument Makers (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he will consider the disadvantage of withdrawing skilled workers from firms in the nautical instrument trade which is of great importance to the Merchant Navy?

  • Building Industry (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether, in determining on the call up of key men in the building industry, such as plumbers, carpenters, electricians, etc., he has regard to the possible demands on...

  • War Office Temporary Clerk (Dismissal) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour in what circumstances he informed the Civil Service Clerical Association, in connection with the dismissal of a temporary clerk from a War Office establishment, that...

  • Mobile Women Workers (21 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he will make arrangements that, so far as is practicable, Scottish girls working in England shall obtain Christmas leave at the New Year?

  • Transferred Workers (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour, whether any arrangements are being made to secure the benefits for workers who were members of sick clubs, etc., to which they have made contributions for many...

  • Skilled Technicians (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been directed to the great expansion of output attributable to the skilled technicians in every branch of industry who are training...

  • Engineering Textbooks (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the difficulty in obtaining textbooks for engineering and other students; and whether he will take steps to see that a sufficient number of...

  • Enginéering Cadetship Scheme (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he can give an estimate of the cost of the engineering cadet scheme; whether he is satisfied that the educational qualifications demanded from applicants are...

  • Married Women with Children (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether married women with one or more children, who have registered under the Registration for Employment Order, are all being treated as exempt from interview or...

  • Juveniles (Change of Employment) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that young persons under 15 years of age are not allowed by some of his local officers to leave their employment for jobs where the wages and...

  • Milk Pasteurisation Plants (Skilled Workers) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that mere is a shortage of skilled workers for the milk pasteurisation plants; and, in the interests of public health, whether he proposes to take...

  • Absenteeism (4 speeches)

    Miss Ward: asked the Minister of Labour whether in view of the reluctance of his Department to prosecute workers of 17 years of age who are reported for absenteeism and bad time-keeping, he will...

  • Canteen Workers (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether in view of the difficulty industrial concerns experience in finding personnel to carry on the work in their canteens and of the necessity for providing as...

  • Juvenile Unemployment (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Labour whether he can offer any explanation for the persistence of juvenile unemployment generally above the figure of 20,000 during the past year?