HC Deb 20 January 1959 vol 598 c21
38. Mr. Lewis

asked the Minister of Works how many official Government cars were in use in 1951; and how many are in use at the moment.

The Minister of Works (Mr. Hugh Molson)

On 1st November, 1951, there were 722 chauffeur-driven official cars on general duties. When the Government car service was formed on 1st April, 1952, it consisted of 661 cars: there are now 259.