HC Deb 12 April 1921 vol 140 cc931-3

asked the Secretary to the Treasury the number of printing establishments owned and controlled by Government Departments; where they are situated; the number of persons employed at the same; if any female labour is employed and the number; and what is the general kind of printing work done at such establishments?

Lieut.-Commander YOUNG

As the reply is in tabular form, perhaps the hon. Member will permit me to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The following is the table:

The printing establishments owned and controlled by His Majesty's Stationery Office, together with particulars of personnel, etc., are as follow:

In addition to the above, the following printing presses are controlled by other Government Departments:

Department. Printing Press. Nature of Work.
Post Office Savings Bank Department, South Kensington. General forms required by the Department.
Metropolitan Police Scotland Yard Police Gazette and miscellaneous work required by the Department.
War Office Woolwich Arsenal Ordnance Committee Reports and jobbing printing required for Ordnance Factory Department, 52 persons employed, no female labour.
War Office School of Military Engineering, Chatham. Miscellaneous urgent work not of an elaborate nature
Ordnance Survey Department. Southampton Ordnance Survey Maps.
Victoria and Albert Museum. South Kensington Museum labels, etc.