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Women's Land Army

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 2 June 1949

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asked the Minister of Agriculture what is the proportion of headquarters and county committee staffs to the total field force of the Women's Land Army.

The administrative and office staff of the Women's Land Army at headquarters and in the counties last month totalled 579, while the enrolled membership was 16,298, a proportion of 1 to 28.


asked the Minister of Agriculture what proportion of the entrants into the Women's Land Army stay in it less than one year.

Over the last year the proportion of entrants leaving the Women's Land Army in less than a year has been about one-third.