HC Deb 22 April 1947 vol 436 c83W
52. Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total numbers of persons in receipt of State superannuation pensions at the last available date.

Mr. Dalton

The following are the figures:

Members of the Armed Forces 184,800
Civil Servants 84,790
School Teachers 71,100
Local Government Officers approx. 55,000
Police approx. 55,000
Royal Irish Constabulary 11,900
Firemen 6,800
Total 469,300