HC Deb 05 June 1919 vol 116 c2284W

asked the Minister of Labour if he will, in view of the abnormal condition of the labour market, suggest to-the Government Departments that they should invite married women in their employ, whose husbands are earning salaries on their own account, to relinquish their posts in favour of discharged and demobilised soldiers?


The Government is in entire sympathy with the object my hon. Friend has in view, and will carefully consider his proposal to see how far it would secure that object and within what limits it is compatible with efficiency and economy in the organisation of the work of the Departments.

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