HC Deb 27 February 1946 vol 419 cc391-2W
Mr. T. Reid

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many officers with five or more years' experience of administration in India dependencies or the Colonies are on the permanent staff of the Colonial Office.

Mr.Creech Jones

Two members of the present permanent staff of the Colonial Office have five or more years experience of the kind. Some 60 members of the staff who are employed either tempor- arily or on secondment have such experience.