HC Deb 05 April 1950 vol 473 c151W
88. Mr. Hamilton

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many skilled tradesmen have been sent on special leave, with pay, from Rosyth Dockyard in the last two years; what the trades of such men were; and what were the detailed reasons for their dismissal.

Mr. W. Edwards

One man, a welder by trade, has been sent on special leave with pay from Rosyth Dockyard in the last two years for reasons arising from the policy of His Majesty's Government concerning the employment of members of the Communist Party or of Fascist organisations, or of persons associated with either, in such a way as to raise legitimate doubts about their reliability.

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