asked the Minister of Labour what avenue of appeal exists for agricultural workers when a county agricultural committee refuses to release them for work in another industry.
The decision in these cases rests with my local officers and not with the county agricultural executive committee. If the worker does not accept the decision the issue of a direction under Defence Regulation 58A is considered. If a direction is issued the worker has an opportunity of appeal to the local appeal board.
Is it not about time we did away with this farce of tying a man to an industry in which he does not want
|Unemployed Registered Disabled Persons|
|—||Registered Disabled Persons||Capable of ordinary employment||Requiring sheltered employment||Total|
|Wales and Monmouthshire||63,727||2,605||66,332||11,966||354||1,724||23||13,690||377||14,067|