HC Deb 02 November 1943 vol 393 c532W
Mr. Liddall

asked the President of the Board of Trade why women railway workers have to give up 12 coupons per annum without receiving comparable return in uniform garments; and whether he is now prepared to make them a concession?

Mr. Dalton

I have already reduced to eight the number of coupons which uniformed women railway workers have to give up. In return for these coupons, these workers receive coupon-free, on joining the railways, an outfit of uniform worth at least 36 coupons, and they get replacements coupon-free when the garments are worn out.