HC Deb 12 December 1945 vol 417 c559W
Sir W. Wakefield

asked the Under secretary of State for Air the present cost to the taxpayer of the maintenance and upkeep, including all expenditure for such things as occupation of buildings, travelling, etc., of the Royal Observer Corps.

Mr. Strachey

Present expenditure on the Royal Observer Corps, including all items, is at a rate of about £200,000 a year—as against about £3½ million a year in 1943.