HC Deb 28 February 1924 vol 170 cc708-9W

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what was the number of persons employed at the Admiralty and the Admiralty outport establishments, respectively, together with the personnel of the Fleet, in July, 1914, and the latest available date?


The figures are as follow:

July, 1914:
Admiralty 2,072
Outport establishments 57,800

1st February, 1924 (latest available figures):
Admiralty 3,569
Outport establishments 62,439

The figures for the outport establishments are composed as follows:

July 1914. 1st February, 1924.
Officials and clericals 3,249 4,558
Industrials 54,551 57,881
57,800 62,439

The figures for the Admiralty include messengers and charwomen, and, for 1st February, 1924, the staff at the Admiralty Chart Establishment, Cricklewood. Numbers borne on Vote A were 146,047 on 15th July, 1914, and 99,477 on 15th February, 1924.