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MAN-POWER FOR MINING INDUSTRY. Memo. by President of the Board of Trade.

18 March 1942

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THIS DOCUMENT IS THE PROPERTY OF HIS BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT. 68. COPY NO. 54 FOR Memorandum by the President of the Board of Trade. 1. The Committee decided on March 9th that all coal-face workers serving as rank and file in the Army at home, otherwise than Field Force Units, should be released from the Army as soon as ###racticable for employment in the mines. The Secretary of State War had indicated in the discussion that as many as 13,000 men be obtained for the coal industry in this way.

Civil Defence Region
Nationwide
Collection ID
CAB71
Document Reference
CAB 71/8/70
Document Types
Memorandum
File Reference
CAB 71/8
Former Department Reference
LP(42) 68
Identifier
10.1080/wtss.cab71.000008.070
Keywords
Coal
Employment
Industry
Labour Supply
Miners
Mining
Language
English
Organizations Discussed
Board of Trade
Lord President's Committee
Pages
1
Themes
Industry
Infrastructure
Labour Supply
Relations