HC Deb 28 October 1919 vol 120 c505W

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is satisfied that the schemes for the training of discharged soldiers are providing real training and are not providing cheap labour for employers; and in particular will he inquire into the actual training and wages paid at Chivers Farm, Shipper Hill, Cambridgeshire?


I am satisfied with the measures which have been adopted generally to ensure that disabled men receive proper training. The training at the farm mentioned is controlled by the Board of Agriculture, and I understand that that Department is causing an investigation to be made into the conditions there, the result of which will be communicated to the hon. and gallant Member as soon as a report is received.

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