HC Deb 24 July 1939 vol 350 cc1045-6W
Mr. E. J. Williams

asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will state the number of persons engaged on the north and south sites, respectively, of the Bridgend Royal Arsenal; and the percentage of local labour employed?

Mr. Ramsbotham

The number of men employed on the north site at Bridgend is 1,010 and on the south site 3,740; 77 per cent. of the former and 80 per cent. of the latter were recruited from residents within approximately 20 miles of the site.