Scientific Instrument Makers
Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942
Estimated Numbers employed prewar
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?
Yes, lack of adequate housing facilities prevents importation of skilled labour
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?
60% bus, 22% cycle, 11% car 7% only live near enough to travel on foot.
What is the nature of your principal raw materials?
Does it come by rail, canal or road?
Metals including alloys
What form of power do you use?
Do you produce your own power? If so, is it generated by steam or gas?
Would you be interested in an increased public supply of electric power, if available
|adequate supply at present|
National Archives BT 64/3114