HC Deb 08 May 1952 vol 500 c57W
71. Mr. F. Maclean

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress has been made up to date with recruiting for the Civil Defence service.

Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe

At the end of March, approximately 191,000 volunteers had enrolled in the Civil Defence Corps, 12,000 in the Auxiliary Fire Service and 21,500 in the National Hospital Service Reserve in England and Wales.