§ 64. Sir W. Smithers
asked the Minister of Agriculture the numbers of persons employed by county agricultural executive committees in administrative and industrial posts on 1st January, 1952, and at the latest available date.
§ Sir T. Dugdale
Non-industrial staff in county agricultural executive committee offices were reduced from 6,546 on 1st January, 1952, to 4,820 on 1st October, 1953. The total number of industrial staff fell from over 12,000 to about 3,500 during the same period.