HC Deb 08 September 1942 vol 383 c52W
Sir H. Morris-Jones

asked the Minister of Labour whether, in any vacancy for regional officers in Wales under the Public Assistance Board, he will see that the position is filled by a person fully conversant with the Welsh language?

Mr. Tomlinson

I am informed by the Assistance Board that while they are fully aware of the importance of ensuring that a reasonable proportion of their staff in Wales is Welsh-speaking, they cannot undertake to make it an indispensable condition of appointment in every case.

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