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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Vowles and Sons

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

W H Vowles and Sons


Industry

Brushmaking

Location

Stonehouse

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

100

Women

24

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

120

Women

42

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

as prewar

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

No

Do you expect to remain after the war?

-

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

About 1%

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

Imported fibres and brisles

Rail and Road


Rail and road

What form of power do you use?

Our own produced electricity

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

Yes, gas

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

No



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