HC Deb 12 March 1923 vol 161 cc1059-60W

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department, as representing the Ministry of Health, the number of medical officers now employed in his Department and the salaries paid; and what was the number so employed, and salaries paid, in 1921?


The number of medical officers employed by the Ministry of Health is 56, and their salaries, including bonus, amount to £62,504. In addition there are 35 regional medical officers employed, whose salaries amount to £46,125, which sum is now recovered from the approved societies. In March, 1921, the medical staff of the Ministry, including the regional medical staff, was 101, whose salaries including bonus amounted to £130,630, the whole payable from Exchequer funds.