§ 40. Mr. Janner
asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the number of home-based civil servants of his Department serving abroad in the clerical, executive and works group, including mechanical 2727 and electrical engineers, scientific, technical, draughtsmen and other categories, respectively.
§ Mr. Martin Lindsay
Could my hon. Friend indicate whether he considers the position to be satisfactory, or whether his Department is under-staffed or overstaffed in this respect? If it is overstaffed, does he hope to make reductions?
§ Following is the table:
|AIR MINISTRY U.K. BASED STAFF SERVING ABROAD AS AT 1ST APRIL, 1952—|
|Mechanical and Electrical||28|
|Mechanical and Electrical||19|
|Mechanical and Electrical||102|
|Total staff (U.K. based) overseas||989|