HC Deb 26 July 1951 vol 491 c630
32. Mr. Key

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the strength, of the Civil Defence Corps and of the Auxiliary Fire Service in England and Wales on 30th June.

Mr. de Freitas

It was 147,000 and 10,300, respectively. I will circulate the detailed figures in HANSARD.

Lieut.-Colonel Lipton

Can my right hon. Friend say what section of the Civil Defence Corps shows the best recruiting figures?

Mr. de Freitas

On the regional side, I do not know; in the functional sections, the ambulance section.