§ 71. Mr. G. LOCKER-LAMPSON
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many men and women, exclusive of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and post office employés, were employed in Government Departments on the 1st of December last, and also the number of industrial employés in dockyards and similar establishments?
§ Mr. BALDWIN
Statistics of the numbers of Government staffs on the 1st instant are not yet available. The number of men and women, exclusive of sailors, soldiers, airmen and post office 2416 employés, employed on the 1st October in Government Departments was approximately 177,000. The number of industrial staff employed at the same date, excluding post office employés, was approximately 140,000, of whom approximately 126,000 were employed under the Admiralty, War Office, Air Ministry and Ministry of Munitions.