HC Deb 10 April 1946 vol 421 c324W
96. Mr. Martin Lindsay

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is satisfied that his Department is absorbing as many demobilised unemployed ex-officers as is reasonably possible.

Mr. George Hall:

Yes, Sir. Among the men of United Kingdom origin, selected for appointment to the Colonial Service since 1st June, 1945, 84 per cent. came from the Services.