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Housewives (Badge)

Volume 387: debated on Wednesday 17 March 1943

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asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider the institution of a housewife's badge to mark the Government's appreciation of the magnificent contribution made by the housewives of Great Britain to every phase of the national war effort on the home front?

I do not consider that selection for the award of a badge of this nature would be practicable.

Would the Prime Minister consider a badge for agricultural workers who have no uniform and nothing to show for the fact that they are doing vital war work?