§ Sir J. MARRIOTT
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of the staff, and the cost to the Exchequer, of the Cabinet Secretariat on 31st March, 1919, and 31st March, 1924, respectively?
The Cabinet Secretariat, with the Committee, of Imperial Defence, constitutes, for staff purposes, a single unit. The figures of total staff and cost on the 31st March, 1919, and the 31st March, 1924, respectively, are as follow:
Total staff. Annual cost. 31st March, 1919 151 £29,750 31st March, 1924 38 15,500
The historical section of the Committee of Imperial Defence, which is a separate entity, is excluded in each case.