HC Deb 06 March 1947 vol 434 cc93-4W
Mr. De la Bère

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the total number of civil servants employed in all Government Departments on 1st August, 1945; and the total number employed on 1st March, 1947.

Mr. Glenvil Hall

On 1st July, 1945, the total number of non-industrial civil servants was 715,347; the corresponding information for 1st August, 1945, is not available. On the 1st January, 1947, the total number employed was 722,006; no later figures are available.