§ 72. Mr. F. Maclean
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total number of rating valuation officers operating at 1st April, 1951.
§ Mr. Gaitskell
The total staff of the Valuation Office employed on rating at 1st April 1951, was 6,201. If, however, the hon. Member has in mind the number of these officers who had power to inspect premises the answer is 3,462.