Potato Lifting (Child Labour)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th May 1950.

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Photo of Mr James Carmichael Mr James Carmichael , Glasgow Bridgeton 12:00 am, 9th May 1950

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of school children he expects to be employed in this year's potato lifting in Scotland; the average age of the children; the number of school hours which will be lost by each child; and when he hopes to discontinue this form of child labour.