§ 113. Mr. Peyton
asked the Minister of Works the total number of staff employed in the regional offices of his Department; and how many were so employed in 1948.130W
respectively, have been made in his Department during the four years 1948 to 1952, inclusive; and what ratio the number of promotions made bears in each case to the number of candidates.
§ Mr. Eccles
On 1st November, 1952, there were 4,797 non-industrial staff in the regional offices of my Department in England and Wales, compared with 6,978 on 1st November, 1948.
The corresponding figures for the Scottish Branch are 1,017 in 1952 and 1,490 in 1948.