§ Mr. Sparks
asked the Minister of Transport the number of railway employees, excluding shopmen, who are 101W temporarily employed; and what proportion they bear to the total of staff employed.
§ Mr. Barnes
In December, 1946, there were 110,313 railway employees, excluding shopmen, who were temporarily employed. At that time, the total number of staff employed, also excluding shop-men, was approximately 550,000.