HC Deb 01 May 1950 vol 474 cc1383-4
10. Sir Waldron Smithers

asked the Minister of Supply who paid for the £13 loss in labour and material spent on private work at Foxbury Inspectorate of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Mr. G. R. Strauss

The loss was borne by my Department.

Sir W. Smithers

Was no disciplinary action taken against those persons who misused Government time and labour?

Why were they not made to pay for the loss when they abused their privilege?

Mr. Strauss

We thought that a severe reprimand, which they received, was the appropriate course to take on this occasion.

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