§ Sir J. GRANT
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the extra cost to the Treasury during the last three1120W
together with any necessary staff which will, it is expected, not exceed 20 in all, most of whom are temporary officers. The staff at present employed number 45 at headquarters and 7 non-industrials and 52 industrials at depots. The stocks still to be sold consist of depot plant, such as cranes, etc., and these will be disposed of before 31st March. Freehold properties, such as factories, unsold on 31st March will be transferred to the War Office for sale.