HC Deb 07 March 1955 vol 538 c1W
33. The Rev. Ll. Williams

asked the Minister of Health how many full-time hospital chaplains are employed under the National Health Service; and how many are Church of England, Non-conformist, and Roman Catholic chaplains, respectively.

Mr. Iain Macleod

At the end of 1953, the latest date for which figures are available, there were 106 whole-time chaplains, of whom, so far as can be ascertained, 92 were Church of England, 10 Nonconformist and four Roman Catholic.