§ 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 1944–45:532W
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.