HC Deb 20 May 1947 vol 437 c245W
Mr. W. Shepherd

asked the Minister of Supply how many persons are now employed in the inspectorate branch of his Department; and how this number compares with January, 1945.

Mr. Wilmot

The total number of civilian staff employed on 1st April, 1947, in the inspectorate branches of my Department was 11,632. The comparable number at 1st January, 1945, was 66,901.