HC Deb 10 March 1947 vol 434 cc125-6W
Mr. Hicks

asked the Minister of Works the number of master builders in Great Britain accounted for before their compulsory registration; the number registered in June, 1945; and the number registered with his Department to the latest available date.

Mr. Key

The number of registered building and civil engineering undertakings excluding specialist undertakings which were reported to be in active operation at 1st October, 1941, 1st June, 1945, and 1st December, 1946, were 87,600, 69,890 and 117,132, respectively.