§ Mr. RENTON
asked the hon. Member for South Somerset how many officials, established and non-established, including non-pensionable employés, were employed in his Department on 31st March, 1906, and on 30th June, 1909, respectively.
§ Sir E. STRACHEY
The numbers were 289 and 362 respectively. These figures are exclusive of the staff employed at Kew Gardens and on the Ordnance Survey.