Transferred Workers

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

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Photo of Mr Irving Albery Mr Irving Albery , Gravesend

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that, in some cases where the transfer of men to other employment is being effected, indoor workers who have been accustomed to work in high temperatures have been moved to outdoor employment and that most of these workers are over middle age; and whether he will issue instructions that when such transfers are made, in so far as is possible, the nature of a man's previous employment will be taken into account?