HC Deb 13 November 1945 vol 415 c2037W
Major Boyd-Carpenter

asked the Secretary of State for War the number of Army officers employed in his Department on 9th May, 1945; and what is the number at present.

Mr. Lawson

I assume the hon. and gallant Member wishes to know the numbers employed on the Headquarters Staff, at the War Office. On 30th April, 1945, there were 2, 953 officers, including 218 A.T.S. and seven nursing officers. On 31st October, 1945, the total was 2, 631, including 196 A.T.S. and seven nursing officers.