HC Deb 12 August 1919 vol 119 c1101

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Shipping Controller whether he would state the total number of persons employed in his Department on 3lst December, 1918, and the number employed on 31st July, 1919?

Colonel WILSON

The total number of persons employed under the Ministry on 31st December and 31st July was 3,387 and 52,062 respectively. These figures include persons employed at out-ports, at home and abroad.