HC Deb 03 May 1928 vol 216 cc1893-4

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of ex-service men engaged as temporary clerks in the Civil Service and the respective numbers in each Department?


The total number of ex-service men, employed as temporary clerks in Government Departments on let April last, was approximately 5,400. With the hon. Member's permission, I will circulate the particulars as to the numbers in each Department in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following are the particulars:

Foreign Office (including Passport Office) 49
Imperial War Graves Commission 140
Land Registry 28
Supreme Court 48
Ministry of Health 511
Ministry of Labour 1,795
Welsh Board of Health 60
Scottish Board of Health 66
Board of Trade 230
Office of Works 75
Ministry of Pensions 172
Customs and Excise 31
Inland Revenue 1,302
Post Office 110
Admiralty 298
Air Ministry 59
War Office 203
Other Departments 218
Total 5,395

NOTE.—The above figures do not cover Unit and Command Officers of the Air Ministry, or certain outlying branches of the War Office.

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