Milk Pasteurisation Plants (Skilled Workers)

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

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Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West

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 any action in the matter?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

I am not aware of any serious shortage of skilled workers for milk pasteurisation plants.

Photo of Dr Edith Summerskill Dr Edith Summerskill , Fulham West

Has my right hon. Friend had representations from the dairy industry on this subject?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

No, the representations would come to me from my Noble Friend the Minister of Food; I have had none.

Photo of Mr Oliver Locker-Lampson Mr Oliver Locker-Lampson , Birmingham Handsworth

Is it still true that you can sell infected milk without punishment, but not infected water?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central

That is another question.