HC Deb 20 May 1947 vol 437 c235W
83. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Labour if, of the total employees in industry, he will state the percentage employed as operatives and the percentage as administrative, clerical and technical workers at the latest available date.

Mr. Ness Edwards

Eighty-four per cent, and 16 per cent, respectively at 31st March. These figures relate to manufacturing industries only. v Corresponding figures are not available for other industries.