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Central Stores Department, Shepherd's Bush (Mrs Toombs)

Volume 155: debated on Thursday 29 June 1922

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if the district office dining club, Central Stores Department, Shepherd's Bush, W.12, is under the control of the Disposal and Liquidation Commission; whether the Disposal and Liquidation Commission are the employers of the persons on the staff at this establishment; whether Mrs. Cecilia Ruth Toombs was in the em- ploy of the Ministry of Munitions or the Disposal and Liquidation Commission at the Canteen Central Stores Department, Shepherd's Bush, W.12; whether her employment was terminated in January, 1921; if so, by whom; whether she continued to work in such canteen until 31st March, 1922; and, if so, in whose employment was she, and who paid her wages for the period including 2nd March, 1921?

The district office dining club, Central Stores Department, Shepherd's Bush, is not under the control of the Disposal and Liquidation Commission, but is maintained by the staff of that establishment, who are employed by the Commission. Mrs. C. R. Toombs was in the employ of the Ministry of Munitions at Shepherd's Bush until the 13th January, 1921, when her employment was terminated by the Ministry. She was transferred forthwith to the dining club, by whom she was thereafter employed and paid, and for whom it was understood that she continued to work until the 31st March last.