HC Deb 26 June 1958 vol 590 c50W
Mr. Stanley

asked the Minister of Labour if he will now give the dates during which the call-up of agricultural workers for the forces will be suspended in order to help with the harvest.

Mr. Iain Macleod

The dates of the 14-week period during which the call-up of agricultural workers will be suspended during this year's harvest vary according to the needs of the different areas and are set out below:

  • Wales—7th July to 11th October,
  • London and South Eastern and Southern Regions—26th July to 31st October.
  • South Western and Northern Regions—4th August to 8th November,
  • Midlands, North Midlands, North Western and East and West Ridings Regions—11th August to 15th November,
  • Eastern Region and Scotland—18th August to 22nd November.

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