European Volunteer Workers, Heywood

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 20th January 1948.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Greenwood Mr Anthony Greenwood , Heywood and Radcliffe 12:00 am, 20th January 1948

asked the Minister of Labour, what plans his Department has for providing hostel accommodation for European Volunteer Workers in the Heywood district; and when he expects that these plans will be put into effect.

Photo of Mr George Isaacs Mr George Isaacs , Southwark North

Despite careful search of the district, no suitable premises have yet been found. The premises I had in mind are required for training purposes, but the search is continuing.

Photo of Mr Anthony Greenwood Mr Anthony Greenwood , Heywood and Radcliffe

If my right hon. Friend is unable to find existing premises, will he discuss with other Departments the possibility of making hutments available for this purpose?

Photo of Mr George Isaacs Mr George Isaacs , Southwark North

That possibility has not been overlooked.