HC Deb 17 October 1916 vol 86 cc426-7W

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many petrol licences have been issued for the quarter ending 30th October, and how much has been received in Licence Duties; how many clerks have been employed; and what is the total estimated expense of the Committee's organisation and work?


The number of petrol licences issued for the quarter ending 30th October is 292,250 and the amount of Licence Duty received is £116,900. The number of persons employed is 288, exclusive of clerks engaged only on evening duty, and the total cost (salaries and incidental expenses) down to 30th September was about £7,000.