Oral Answers to Questions — Factories (Labour Supply)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 28th September 1944.

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Photo of Mr Ernest Bevin Mr Ernest Bevin , Wandsworth Central 12:00 am, 28th September 1944

The modification of programmes is bound to result on occasion in local and temporary under-employment, but in general the supply of labour remains and is likely to remain substantially below the numbers required for all essential purposes. In the circumstances, no substantial relaxation is immediately possible.