Nautical Instrument Makers

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort – in the House of Commons on 19th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Robert Rankin Mr Robert Rankin , Liverpool Kirkdale

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?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

Skilled nautical instrument makers are only withdrawn from their employment when they are required for more important or urgent work elsewhere in their own occupation. They are thus retained in the industry and employed where the best use may be made of their services.