§ Mr. LAMBERT
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?
§ Mr. AMMON
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.