A file containing documents relating to the post-war organisation of the Women's Land Army. Documents in the file include correspondence and memoranda discussing policy; a New Year's letter from the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries to members of the Women's Land Army; and an extract from Hansard on the organisation's future. Topics covered in the documents include the release of members of the Women's Land Army following the end of the war; the post-war relaxation of labour controls; the need for the Women's Land Army in agricultural work after the end of the war; and statistics on the strength of the Women's Land Army. Other topics covered include proposals for the reorganisation of the Women's Land Army and the amalgamation of its county offices; complaints about the proposed reorganisations; the rates of pay for employees in each county; and the location and staffing of amalgamated county offices.
accommodation, administration, agricultural production, agricultural workers, agriculture, clothing, coupons, employment, female labour, finance, holidays, hostels, labour shortages, labour supply, post-war planning, recruitment, statistics, trade unions, transportation, uniforms, volunteers, wages, welfare, working conditions