§ Sir A. HOLBROOK
asked the President of the Board of Trade the total number of staff still engaged in the Wheat Commission of the Board of Trade (Food Department), the number of ex-service men, and the number of women employed; and how many women and non-service men have been replaced by ex-service men under the substitution scheme during the past 12 months?621W
§ Sir W. MITCHELL-THOMSON
The total number of the temporary staff engaged in the liquidation work of the Wheat Commission (including the Flour Mills Control Staff) is 178, of whom 99 are ex-service and 49 are women. Of the non-service staff 20 are under notice for the end of next month. The answer to the last part of the question is 31.