HC Deb 11 November 1948 vol 457 c1724
55. Mr. Erroll

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many permanent civil servants have taken up appointments on the staffs of nationalised undertakings since 1st January, 1946.

Sir S. Cripps

One hundred and twenty-one.

Mr. Erroll

Are these men being transferred to show that nationalised undertakings are run on business lines?

Sir S. Cripps

These men are tansferred because the nationalised undertakings wish to have these particular persons, and they wish to go.