§ 59. Mr. HORE-BELISHA
asked the Minister of Pensions how many area 979 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?
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.