§ 14. Mr. MILLS
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether he is aware that three married men were discharged from the Admiralty Department at Janson Street, Sheffield, on the 5th of July, whilst a single man who started at the same time as the married men was kept on; and whether be can state the reason for preference being given to single men?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the ADMIRALTY (Mr. Ammon)
No inquiries were male as to whether the men were married or unmarried. The man retained was the most suitable for the work.