Women at War - What contribution did women workers make? Main page

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1a If the British Army had to be sent abroad because of the war, who was expected to supply most of the "reserve energy" to maintain 'the national life'?

1b How many women were in paid work in 1938?

1c How many women were available for the "reserve of energy"?

Letter to the Prime Minister from the London & National Society for Women's Service, 1938

PRO ref; LAB 8/107; Letter to the Prime Minister from the London & National Society for Women's Service, 1938