Oral Answers to Questions — Export Trade

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

In general, all labour released from specific war work is still required for other war work. I have made arrangements, however, in consultation with my right hon. Friends the President of the Board of Trade and the Minister of Production and my other colleagues concerned, for any such labour as is not required for war work to be submitted for employment on essential civilian work, including work for export.