§ 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.