HC Deb 01 May 1919 vol 115 cc371-2W

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Munitions what was the strength of Woolwich Arsenal on Armistice day and what is now the strength of the Arsenal; and whether any decision has been arrived at as to the permanent strength of the Arsenal?


The figures for the Ordnance Factory, the portion of Woolwich Arsenal which is under the control of the Ministry of Munitions, are as follows:

Strength on Armistice Day 63,024
Present strength 24,338

No decision can at present be given as to the permanent strength of the Arsenal.