HC Deb 06 December 1944 vol 406 cc530-1W
Mr. Bossom

asked the Minister of Labour whether he intends to give priority to the release from the Services of mechanics who normally handled repairs to electricity plants, so that generating equipment now lying idle due to lack of repairs may be put into operation as soon after the war as possible.

Mr. McCorquodale

No, Sir. Special priority of release from the Forces after the defeat of Germany will be strictly limited and will apply mainly to men required to supplement the labour force available for building houses.

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