HC Deb 17 March 1944 vol 398 cc531-2W
Lieut.-Colonel Thornton-Kemsley

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer by what total amount per week the Service pay of previous employees now in the Armed Forces is being supplemented by the following Departments: the Treasury, the India, Colonial, Foreign, Home, Scottish, Dominion and Post Offices, the Boards of Education and Trade, and the Ministries of Agriculture, Health, Works, War Transport, Labour, Information, Fuel and Power, Food, Supply and Pensions.

Sir J. Anderson

The estimated amounts per week are as follow; except where otherwise stated they are estimates relating to the financial year 1944–45:

Major Lloyd George

The information is as follows:

Per week.
Treasury (and Subordinate Departments) 243
India Office 110
Colonial Office 123
Foreign Office (including Diplomatic and Consular Establishments) 98
Home Office 265
Scottish Home Department 123
Department of Agriculture for Scotland 215
Department of Health for Scotland 346
Scottish Education Department 57
Dominions Office 26
Post Office 87,288
Board of Education 448
Board of Trade 423
Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries 762
Ministry of Health 4,212
Ministry of Works (Headquarters Vote) 1,359
Ministry of War Transport (a) 3,354
Ministry of Labour and National Service 4,423
Ministry of Information (b) 1 5s.
Ministry of Fuel and Power (b) 148
Ministry of Food (b) 123
Ministry of Supply (c) 7,503
Ministry of Pensions 101
(a) Average for Financial Year, 1943–44.
(b) Current rate, March, 1944.
(c) Average for year ended March, 1943, the latest date for which figures covering the whole Ministry are readily available.