HC Deb 14 November 1939 vol 353 c570W
Mr. Gledhill

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will state the total number of staff employed by his Department in October, 1936, and October, 1939, together with their total remuneration?

Mr. Stanley

The number of staff employed by the Board of Trade on the 1st October, 1936, was 3,934, and on the 1st October, 1939, 4,282. The total annual remuneration of this staff at these dates was £1,187,000 and £1,271,500 respectively.