HC Deb 10 May 1916 vol 82 c679W

asked the President of the Local Government Board if there is any exemption given to the persons employed in the circuses and shows travelling about this country; and, seeing that the heavy traction engines they employ and the wagons damage the roadways and obstruct them, and that the drivers and stokers of these engines could be more, usefully employed in war work, will he look into the question?


There is no exemption given to the employés of shows and circuses as such. I think it may be assumed that the demand for capable mechanics will attract most of such men into work of greater importance. The measures which are now being taken will require the names and addresses of employés of military age to be ascertained.

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