§ 24. Lieut.-Colonel JAMES
asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that certain discharges are now being made from the local accountant's office of the South-Eastern Division at Howard's Hotel; that amongst those under notice is an ex-officer, married, who enlisted at the outbreak of War, was sent abroad, gained a commission, and has had 4½ years' approved service in the Ministry of Labour; that in the same branch two
§ Wales as compared with the totals in 1900, 1910, 1914, 1920, and 1923?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of AGRICULTURE (Mr. W. R. Smith)
I have been asked to reply, and as the answer is in the form of a statistical statement, I propose, with the hon. and gallant Baronet's permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
§ The number of workers employed on agricultural holdings above one acre in extent, in England and Wales, as returned by the occupiers in June, 1908, 1913, 1921, and 1923, was as follows:—
§ other employés, single, are being retained, suffering from war disabilities aggravated by Army training in this country, inasmuch as they neither of them went overseas; and whether he will look into these cases?