HC Deb 01 February 1945 vol 407 cc1647-9W
Mr. Ness Edwards

asked the Minister of National Insurance if he has considered the representations of the Staff Side of the Departmental Whitley Council at Cardiff requesting that the headquarters of his

Volume 407, c. 388] supplied the following statement:

The following table gives for all Departments, other than the Ministry of Information, the particulars to which I referred in my reply to my hon. Friend on 18th January. The totals given are in respect of whole-time staff, and include Regional as well as Headquarters staff. The figures for the Service Departments include Home but not Overseas Commands. Most of the totals of annual cost are approximate.

Department should be located at Cardiff; and if he has any statement to make thereon.

Sir W. Jowitt

I have been unable to trace any representations on this subject from the Staff Side of the Departmental Whitley Council of the Welsh Board of Health, but the question of provincial location was discussed with the Staff Side of the National Whitley Council as representing the various staffs concerned.

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