Reference LAB 6/42
Title Man-power Priority Committee. Sub-Committee on the Schedule of Reserved Occupations. 9th meeting
Former Department Reference N.S.8387/8
Government Department Ministry of Labour and National Service
Themes Industry and Infrastructure, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes Reserved occupations, Conscription
Document Types Meeting Minutes, Memoranda, Official Correspondence
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide
Organisations Agricultural Executive Committees, Agricultural Research Council, British Council, Man Power (Priority) Sub-Committee, Sub-Committee on the Schedule of Reserved Occupations, War Agricultural Executive Committees


A file containing documents relating to a meeting of the Sub-Committee on the Schedule of Reserved Occupations. Documents in the file include multiple drafts of minutes of the meeting; separate lists of the conclusions reached in the meeting; the agenda of the meeting; memoranda prepared by different government departments in preparation for the meeting; and official correspondence on the circulation of documents associated with the meeting. Topics covered in the documents include alterations to the age of reservation in a variety of reserved occupations, including the civil service, local authorities, universities, the paper industry, and butchers; statements from representatives of different industries on the proposals; and the situation of people employed in the County War Agricultural Executive Committees.


age of reservation, agriculture, cinemas, civil service, clothing, conscription, dairy, employment, engineering, film, food processing, glass, industry, labour supply, local authorities, meat, post-war planning, reserved occupations, teachers, textiles, universities, vermin

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