HC Deb 31 March 1920 vol 127 c1258W

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Munitions the total number of the staff and the weekly payment for their salaries on the 1st March; and how many of this staff are engaged directly on the disposal of war stores?


The total headquarters staff of the Ministry on 1st March was 6,039, and the salaries paid represent an average of £29,983 per week. The number of staff engaged solely on the disposal of surplus Government property at home and abroad was approximately 1,515. In addition, there were 600 per-sons engaged upon other duties in the Ministry who devoted part of their time to the work of disposals.