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London Passenger Transport Board (Ex-Servicemen, Employment)

Volume 415: debated on Thursday 1 November 1945

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asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that although ex-Servicemen are being sent by their labour exchange to Chiswick for employment by the L.P.T.B. as drivers and conductors, and although such employment is available and they are fitted for it, they are being refused such employment without any inquiry as to their ability to carry out the work and are being offered work as labourers for which they have no particular qualification; and if he will have inquiries made with a view to stopping this forthwith.

No, Sir. I have received no complaints, but I will look into any cases my hon. Friend sends to me.