HC Deb 24 February 1942 vol 378 c15
35. Mr. Thorne

asked the President of the Board of Education whether he is aware of the shortage of club leaders; and whether he is taking any action in the matter?

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education (Mr. Ede)

The answer to the first part of the Question is in the affirmative. As regards the second part, I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which I gave to the hon. and gallant Member for Holland with Boston (Lieutenant Butcher) on 21st January last, and to that given by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Labour and National Service on 22nd January last, copies of which I am sending him.