HC Deb 03 November 1947 vol 443 c174W
Mr. Hale

asked the Minister of Labour what is the estimated number of employees employed in the provision and supply of equipment, clothing, food, arms and materials to the Armed Forces of the Crown.

Mr. Alexander

I have been asked to reply. The number of person at present directly employed in an industrial capacity on production and research and development for the Forces is approximately 350,000.