HC Deb 23 May 1949 vol 465 c56W
Sir W. Smithers

asked the Minister of Supply how many White British personnel there are in the Tropical Testing Establishment in Nigeria; and what are their individual salaries and duties, respectively.

Mr. G. R. Strauss

There are 21 such staff in the Tropical Testing Establishment in Nigeria, of whom ten are scientific and experimental officers, eight executive and clerical officers and three foremen and mechanics. The function of the Establishment is to test Service equipment and components to find out their durability under tropical conditions and to look into the causes of tropical deterioration. I append a list of the individual salaries of the staff.

Following is the list:

Office are working in the closest touch with the London Country Council and other authorities concerned.