HC Deb 09 October 1945 vol 414 c89W
Mr. Garry Allighan

asked the Minister of Labour if the total numbers of personnel attached to the Public Relations staff of his Ministry on 31st August, 1939, and 31st August, 1945, respectively, with a full list of their positions and salaries on those two dates.

16. Mr. Isaacs

Figures of staffin post on 31st August, 1939, are not available but those for October, 1939, are as follows:

1 Assistant Secretary (part time on 1,286 other duties). 1,286
1 Chief Publicity Officer 898
2 Staff Clerks Higher Grade 695 (av.)
1 Clerk Higher Grade 504
4 Clerical Officers 321 (av.)
1 Clerical Assistant Grade I 118
No War Bonus was payable on any of the above salaries.

The figures for 31st August, 1945, are as follows:

I Director of Public Relations 1,150
1 Press Officer 800
1 Senior Staff Clerk (Minimum of Scale). 750
1Staff Clerk Higher Grade (Maximum of Scale). 750
3 Staff Clerks 600 (av.)
3 Senior Temporary Assistants 420 (av.)
2 Clerks Higher Grade 490 (av.)
11 Clerical Officers 296 (av.)
1 Temporary Woman Clerk £2 16s 0d. per week
1 Temporary Woman Clerk (part-time). £2 6s 6d. per week
In addition to these salaries all men receive £60 per annum War Bonus and women £48 per annum War Bonus with the exception of the full-time Temporary Woman Clerk who receives War Bonus of 18s. 6d. per week while the salary of the part-time Temporary Woman Clerk is inclusive of Bonus.