§ 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.