HC Deb 13 April 1921 vol 140 cc1140-2W

asked the Secretary of State for Air the number of ex-service men, non-ex-service men, and women employed in the Air Ministry on 1st January, 1921, and 1st April, 1921, respectively?

Captain GUEST

On the 1st January, 1921, the headquarters staff employed at the Air Ministry consisted of 1,303 ex-service men, 550 non-ex-service men, and 538 women. 'On the 1st April, 1921, the numbers were—1,285 ex-service men, 448 non-ex-service men, and 423 women. This information is embodied in Returns presented to Parliament each month as Command Papers.