§ Sir A. Bossom
asked the Minister of Health how many were employed on the administrative and clerical staffs of hospitals in the National Health Service in 1949 and in 1954.
§ Mr. Turton
23,797 at the end of 1949, and 26,963 at the end of 1954. Both figures include part-time staff; in the second they are reckoned at their whole-time equivalent.