Coloured Students, Prince Albert Road Office (Employment)

Oral Answers to Questions — National Insurance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1952.

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Photo of Mr James Johnson Mr James Johnson , Rugby 12:00 am, 7th July 1952

asked the Minister of National Insurance if he is aware that the Prince Albert Road office of his Department has refused to employ coloured students; and if he will take steps to remedy this matter.

Photo of Mr Osbert Peake Mr Osbert Peake , Leeds North

Coloured students have from time to time been employed on temporary work in this office, and although difficulties have occurred they will be employed again if temporary staff is needed in future.