HC Deb 08 December 1953 vol 521 c221W
Mr. Powell

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Defence what numbers of unskilled labour, of Egyptian nationality, from East Africa, from Mauritius, and of other nationalities, respectively, are now employed by Her Majesty's Government in the Suez Canal Zone.

Mr. Birch

The numbers are as follow:

Egyptians 7,447
Cypriots 59
Mauritians 366
E. Africans 4,371
Greeks 12
Total 12,255