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Ordnance Factories (Redundant Workers)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd July 1957.

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Photo of Mr Iain Macleod Mr Iain Macleod , Enfield West 12:00 am, 3rd July 1957

I am in constant consultation with my right hon. Friend on exactly these sorts of problems. Considering that the redundancies referred to at Radway Green took place only on 28th June, the figures on the whole are not discouraging. Of course, it is probably the case that many on holiday have not yet registered, and the figure may go up later. We shall probably have a clearer picture in a few weeks' time.