HC Deb 07 March 1938 vol 332 cc1541-2W
Mr. Dobbie

asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he is aware that the staff employed by the caterers at the British Industries Fair at Earl's Court were recruited through a private employment agency which takes a 10 per cent. commission on the money earned; and whether, in future, the Government will protect the staff by imposing of professional men and women who had arrived during the last three or four years. Their occupations can be classified as follow:

Architects 19
Artists 25
Dentists 66
Doctors 181
Lawyers 12
Writers 35
Others 475*
* Including nearly 300 research workers.