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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Arthurs Press

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

Arthurs Press



Industry

Letterpress printers

Location

Woodchester

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

48

Women

24

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

122

Women

28

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

-

Does the housing situation effect your supply of labour at the present time? If so, in what way?

The housing problem is the bugbear of our existence during the 30 years we have been established

Do you expect to remain after the war?

Established 1912

What proportion of your employees travel to work by train (other means of conveyance) from other districts?

25%

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

Paper


Rail and road

What form of power do you use?

Suction Gas

Do you produce your own power? If so, is it generated by steam or gas?

Yes, suction gas

Would you be interested in an increased public supply of electric power, if available

Yes, if price was under 1d per unit inclusive



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