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A file containing documents relating to the staffing and administration of the Women's Land Army, including material covering the post-war period. Documents in the file include correspondence and memoranda establishing and discussing policy; lists of county staff and their wages; and a clipping from Farmers Weekly and a Hansard extract on the expenses of the organisation. Topics covered in the documents include recommendations for posts in the Women's Land Army; making The Land Girl an official publication and the resulting changes to staffing; the question of whether employees should be considered "temporary civil servants"; and requests for salary increases. Other topics discussed include the use of first-class travel by certain employees of the Women's Land Army; salary levels after the headquarters moved from Balcombe to London, and then back again on account of flying bomb raids; the decline in volunteer numbers as a result of the end of the war; and the reorganisation of staffing.
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