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Civil Defence Personnel (Instructional Lectures)

Volume 390: debated on Wednesday 2 June 1943

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asked the Home Secretary under what circumstances Civil Defence workers are expected to attend instructional lectures in off-day periods; and whether the regulations apply to both voluntary and paid workers?

So far as possible, and if necessary by temporary rearrangement of rotas, local authorities should arrange for instructional lectures for whole-time members of the Civil Defence Services to be held within their normal duty hours. The same principle applies as regards part-time members; time spent by them in attending lectures should count in computing duty obligations.