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Man-Power (Prisoners Of War)

Volume 409: debated on Wednesday 11 April 1945

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asked the Minister of Works what decision has now been reached on the question of useful employment of prisoners of war on such urgent work as the preparation of housing sites, main drainage and sewerage extensions.

The employment of prisoners of war on work of this kind is at present being considered, but I am not yet in a position to add anything to the statement I made on March 23rd.

In view of the pressing need for work of this character to be completed, can the right hon. gentleman expedite a decision?