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Ordnance Factories

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th June 1957.

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Mr. Lee:

Is the Minister aware that there is now great concern among the employees in the Royal Ordnance factories at the very uncertainty to which he has referred? Will he try to ensure that, instead of merely asking people to go to the employment exchanges when they become redundant, really constructive efforts are made to get appropriate work into the vicinity in which these men will shortly be unemployed so that they will not need to travel?