HC Deb 24 April 1951 vol 487 cc34-5W
84. Colonel J. R. H. Hutchison

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many persons were formerly employed by the Leather Control; and how many are still employed.

Mr. Rhodes

The highest number employed by the Leather Control was 187 on 1st October, 1943. On 1st October, 1950, when the functions of the Control remaining at that date were taken over by the Directorate of Sundry Materials, the number engaged on this work was 19.