Women War Workers (Shopping Facilities)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies – in the House of Commons on 9th December 1942.

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Photo of Mr William Mabane Mr William Mabane , Huddersfield

In agreement with the Ministry of Labour instructions have been given to the Divisional Food Officers asking that local officers should co-operate with the local welfare officers of the Ministry of Labour in alleviating the shopping difficulties of women workers in their districts. Local welfare officers have also received instructions from the Minister of Labour to take the initiative in arranging meetings of those most concerned in local shopping problems, including representatives of women war workers, traders and shop assistants. At such meetings, schemes adapted to local needs are framed to help women workers to obtain both their rations and a fair share of unrationed foods.