HC Deb 05 March 1940 vol 358 cc217-8W
Mr. Ede

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many members of the staff of the Civil Service Commission are now on loan to other Government Departments; and what proportion they form of the total staff?

Captain Crookshank

Forty-seven are on loan to other Government Departments and 14 are serving with His Majesty's Forces. Together these represent approximately 40 per cent. of the total staff at the outbreak of war.