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Lamp lighters – seasonally paid work

An important decision on whether or not lamplighters came under the category of ‘seasonal workers’ was received on 18th September 1933 by District Councillor James Beecroft, Blantyre. In an interview. Mr Beecroft said that in June 1932, the Scottish Divisional Office issued a circular to the Courts of Referees stating that “lamplighters had to be accepted as […]