asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether he will state the number of men established and hired, respectively, in each of His Majesty's dockyards at the latest available date?
The numbers on the 15th February, 1936, were as follow:
Established. Hired. Portsmouth Dockyard 2,975 11,403 Devonport Dockyard 2,403 9,705 Chatham Dockyard 1,905 7,731 Sheerness Dockyard 684 1,523 Rosyth Dockyard 104 431 Portland Dockyard 86 545