HC Deb 17 May 1927 vol 206 cc978-9

asked the Minister of Pensions how many area offices and sub-offices of the Ministry of Pensions have been closed since the 1st January, 1925; and how many sub-offices have been altered from full time to half time?

Lieut.-Colonel STANLEY

On the 1st January, 1925, there were 135 area offices, 95 whole-time sub-offices and 224 part-time sub-offices. On the 1st May, 1927, there were 58 area offices, 45 whole-time sub-offices and 177 part-time sub-offices.