HC Deb 29 October 1919 vol 120 c707W

asked the Under-Secretary of State to the Air Ministry if he will state for what purpose the Didcot depot is being used, and how many persons are employed there?

Major-General SEELY

No. 3 Stores Depot, Milton, near Didcot, is used for the storage of aeroplane spare parts, raw material, soft goods, and canvas hangars The strength at the present time is 1,648, and it is intended to reduce this number by the 1st December next to 1,221. This is one of the three stores depots which it will be necessary to retain for the Royal Air Force.