Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Howard and Powell
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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2


Howard and Powell Ltd



Industry

Woollen Manufacturers

Location

Stroud

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

28

Women

62

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

27

Women

54

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?

Not acutely

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?

Very few from rural area

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

Wool

Rail and Road

What form of power do you use?


Diesel oil engines & small water turbine; driving alternator for generation of own electric current

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

Yes oil

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


Not at present prices



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