§ Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY
asked the First Commissioner of Works what were the overhead charges incurred on the houses built by the Office of Works by direct labour under the Addison and other housing schemes, including architectural and contractional services, salaries of staff, and cost of office accommodation; and what was the percentage charge in the case of schemes supervised by the Office of Works and carried out under lump sum contracts, including salary charges, cost of office accommodation, etc.?
§ Mr. JOWETT
The percentage charge for overhead expenses on the housing schemes executed by His Majesty's Office1954W of Works has worked out at 3 per cent. in respect of schemes carried out by direct labour and 2 per cent. in respect of schemes carried out by contract.