HC Deb 08 March 1920 vol 126 cc921-2W

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Munitions what number of persons are now employed at Gretna factory; and how many of these are women and ex-service men?


The total staff employed at H.M. Factory, Gretna, is 1,074, of whom 156 are women and 318 ex-service men. Of the 156 women, 18 are engaged on technical work such as nursing, 63 on typing and routine clerical duties, and the remaining 75 are engaged on cleaning. The total of 318 ex-service men is equivalent to 35 per cent. of the total male employés.