000080

Reference LAB 6/80
Title Man-power Priority Committee. Sub-Committee on the Schedule of Reserved Occupations. 3rd meeting
Former Department Reference N.S.8387/71
Government Department Ministry of Labour and National Service
Themes Military Activity and Home Defence, Industry and Infrastructure
Subthemes Reserved occupations, Conscription, Labour supply and relations
Document Types Official Correspondence, Meeting Minutes
Civil Defence Regions Nationwide
Organisations Admiralty, Air Council, Air Ministry, Fleet Air Arm, Man Power (Priority) Sub-Committee, Ministry of Fuel and Power, Royal Air Force, Sub-Committee on the Schedule of Reserved Occupations

Description

A file of documents relating to the reservation of occupations. Subjects discussed in the file include a proposal that volunteers for the armed forces from the coalmining industry should not be accepted due to their work of national importance; a proposal to continue the waiver of aircrew and submarine artificers from the coalmining industry; and a proposal for the Air Ministry, the Admiralty, the Ministry of Fuel and Power, and the Ministry of Labour and National Service to be consulted on the release and deferment of volunteers from the coalmining industry. Other subjects discussed include a proposal that the Air Ministry defer the calling-up of volunteers from the coalmining industry for acceptance into pilot-navigator-bomber roles; and a proposal that the Admiralty automatically defer the acceptance of volunteers from the coalmining industry into pilot-observer and other roles in the Fleet Air Arm, and artificer roles in Submarine Service.

Keywords

administration, air force personnel, coal, conscription, employment, fuel, government departments, industrial production, industrial workers, industry, labour shortages, labour supply, miners, mining, naval personnel, raw materials, recruitment, reserved occupations, skilled labour, submarines, volunteers

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