HC Deb 04 December 1941 vol 376 c1240
34. Mr. Hamilton Kerr

asked the Home Secretary whether he has any statement to make about recent sabotage in war factories?

Mr. H. Morrison

Cases of suspected sabotage in war factories are brought to notice from time to time but most of these on investigation have turned out to be due to accidents, or carelessness or inexperience on the part of workpeople. There have been isolated cases in which an employee has taken action, out of a sense of grievance, or to provide an excuse for a rest, which has resulted in a minor interference with production, but I am not aware of any recent deliberate attempts at serious sabotage in factories.