HC Deb 11 June 1942 vol 380 c1264W
Mr. Keeling

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many non-industrial civil servants were employed on 1st April, 1939 and 1942, respectively?

Captain Crookshank

The number of non-industrial civil servants employed in Government Departments at the dates named were:

1st April, 1939. 1st April, 1942
Whole-time 371,050 637,097
Part-time 48,916 53,762
419,966 691,359

These figures exclude staff engaged on reserved and agency services. Northern Ireland, numbering 4,930 at 1st April, 1939, and 5,287 at 1st April, 1942, respectively.