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

It is quite true that in certain cases, when production is being changed from one thing to another, or when there are cuts, there is slowing down, but I do not think that the extent of it ought to be exaggerated. I have to bear in mind that when you break up a labour force, it is very difficult to get it together again.