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Royal Arsenal (Explosives Work, Youths)

Volume 237: debated on Tuesday 25 March 1930

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asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office the number of youths below the age of 18 employed in the explosives section of the Royal Arsenal at Woolwich?

Approximately 150 male employés under 18 years of age are engaged at War Department establishments at the Royal Arsenal, on explosives work, but included in this number are various employés engaged on such work as the weighing, gauging and packing of completed small arms cartridges.