HC Deb 18 March 1942 vol 378 c1521W
Mr. Ness Edwards

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food what are the duties and salary of the social manager employed by the Ministry of Food at Colwyn Bay; what staff he has at his disposal, and at what cost; and how he justifies the functions of this post?

Major Lloyd George

This officer takes official responsibility for the social, recreational, and canteen arrangements for the staff in Colwyn Bay, numbering nearly 5,000, of whom over 1,300 are in official billets. In this he is assisted by a small clerical staff. His salary is £725, and, in addition, he is granted free accommodation at the social centre. The appointment carries out the policy of making adequate provision for the recreational and catering needs of evacuated officers.