HC Deb 27 February 1951 vol 484 c277W
100. Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Minister of Labour what consultations he had with representatives of farmers and farm workers organisations in Scotland prior to his announcement of his decision on the call-up of agricultural workers.

Mr. Lee

Officers of the Department of Agriculture for Scotland explained the Government's intentions to representatives of both sides of the Farming Industry in Scotland on 13th February.

103. Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton

asked the Minister of Labour how many Z group personnel, and how many liable to call-up on national service, are employed on agriculture in Scotland.

Mr. Lee

The first figure asked for is not available. The number of men in the 1933 age class who will become available for call-up after the end of October is about 2,000.

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