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Women's Land Army

Volume 466: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1949

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asked the Minister of Agriculture who appoints the secretaries, organisers and assistant secretaries of the county committees of the Women's Land Army; what qualifications are looked for; and on what basis the remuneration of the posts is determined.

The county staff of the Women's Land Army is appointed by the headquarters of the organisation. The qualifications looked for are administrative experience, knowledge of country life and, in the case of county organisers, welfare experience. The remuneration of the posts is determined by the responsibilities attaching to them and the qualifications required.