HC Deb 13 May 1925 vol 183 cc1845-6
50. Mr. MORRIS

asked the Minister of Labour what steps, if any, he is taking to draw the attention of employers to the appointments hoard of the Officers' Association and to the exceptional facilities provided by that organisation for bringing them into touch with qualified ex-officers in need of employment?


As has been announced in this House and in the Press, the work formerly done by the Ministry of Labour in finding posts for ex-officers has been transferred to the Officers' Branch of the British Legion, who aye now entirely responsible for it. If they desire my help in obtaining publicity among employers, along the same lines as were previously followed by my Department, I shall be glad to consider it


Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the difficulty experienced by this Department is that riot sufficient use is being made of the Department by the employers—that they do not notify the Department of vacancies which thy have


As I have said, this is really a matter now for the British Legion, but if they wish me to help them in any way I can, I shall, as I have said before, be very glad to do so.