Building Trade Workers (Women)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Housing – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th December 1945.

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Photo of Viscountess Joan Davidson Viscountess Joan Davidson , Hemel Hempstead 12:00 am, 18th December 1945

asked the Minister of Works if, in view of the present housing crisis, he will consider the employment in the building industry of women who have learnt, during the war, many of the trades, such as carpentering, painting and electrical wiring, which are essential to the building of houses.