HC Deb 23 February 1920 vol 125 c1290

asked whether this House will be informed by how much the expenditure of each of the Government Departments has been cut down, in accordance with the Cabinet letter to them of 20th November last?

The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER (Mr. Chamberlain)

The letter referred to dealt with the question of reducing staffs, and as my hon. Friend is aware, returns are presented to the House each month showing the numbers of the staffs employed in the various Departments of the Government.