HC Deb 19 December 1945 vol 417 c1485W
Sir D. Thomson

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air how many forecasters were in employment in the meteorological department of the R.A.F. in the United Kingdom on VE-Day; and how many are now in that employment.

Mr. Strachey

For the Home Commands of the Royal Air Force the figure was 1,054 on VE-Day. It is now 809.