HC Deb 27 June 1950 vol 476 c204W
78. Mr. Hare

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many of the 2,100 officials in the Ministry of Fuel and Power and in the Ministry of Transport who have been rendered superfluous by the abolition of petrol rationing are still employed in the Civil Service; and in what Government Departments.

Mr. Jay

The 2,067 temporary staff made redundant by the abolition of petrol rationing have been given notice of the termination of their services. Those who register at the local offices of the Ministry of Labour and National Service for further employment are being considered for any vacancies which occur in Government Departments or elsewhere; 153 of these staff have so far obtained employment in 21 other Government Departments, a list of which is as follows:

Ministry of Labour and National Service, Board of Inland Revenue, Ministry of Pensions, Ministry of Works, National Assistance Board, Ministry of National Insurance, Ministry of Town and Country Planning, Customs and Excise, Central Land Board and War Damage Commission, His Majesty's Stationery Office, Ordnance Survey, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Regional Boards for Industry, General Post Office, Ministry of Civil Aviation, War Office, Board of Trade, Ministry of Supply, Ministry of Food, Department of Health for Scotland, Scottish Education Department.