§ Rear-Admiral BEAMISH
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the approximate total cost of wages and salaries paid by the State to its employés during the latest convenient period of 12 months?
§ Mr. PETHICK-LAWRENCE
The remuneration for the year ended 31st March, 1929, of the Judiciary, the Civil Service, the Navy, the Army, and the Air Force amounted approximately to £120,000,000. The Civil Service includes Post Office staffs and all the industrial, manipulative and part-time employés of the State.