§ 42. Colonel GRETTON
asked the Minister of Health how many secretaries and assistant and under-secretaries are on the staff of the Ministry, and what is the total number of the permanent and temporary staff employed by the Ministry of Health?
§ Dr. ADDISON
There are at the Ministry of Health one Parliamentary Secretary and a first and a second secretary; there are eleven assistant secretaries. The number and grades of the other permanent posts and staff of the 1309 Ministry are shown in the Estimates laid before Parliament. The total number of persons at present employed in any capacity, including the temporary staff, is 5,411; this figure excludes the staff of the Welsh Board of Health, but includes the staff employed by the Ministry in the all parts of England.