HC Deb 08 July 1954 vol 529 c183W
81. Mr. de Freitas

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many United Kingdom Trade Commission officers there are in Canada; and what was the cost of this service in 1952 and 1953, respectively.

Mr. Amory

There are 24 Trade Commissioners and Assistants with about 60 local staff; the cost in the financial year 1952–53 was £178,067 and in 1953–54 £180,543.