HC Deb 16 March 1931 vol 249 c1682W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty why overalls are provided by his Department to certain employés in the Royal Naval Dockyard at Chatham, whilst they are not so provided to other employés there doing similar work; and whether he will consider the desirability of providing overalls for all persons employed in the machine shops or those doing work of an oily and dirty nature at Chatham Dockyard?


The regulations governing supply of overalls are as followDresses for the protection of workmen's own clothing will be provided whenever workmen are called upon to perform work which is more destructive to clothing than work on which men of the same class are ordinarily employed.

There is no reason to think that this regulation is not being followed at Chatham as at all other yards.

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