HC Deb 27 January 1958 vol 581 c11W
75 and 76. Brigadier Terence Clarke

asked the Paymaster-General (1) how many people are fully or part-time employed in administering the rationing of solid fuels;

(2) what is the total cost of administering the rationing of solid fuels.

Sir I. Horobin

The number of people employed in administering the solid fuel control is about 1,900, including 1,600 local authority staff in local fuel overseers' offices, of whom over 500 are part-time. The cost of the Scheme is approximately £1 million per annum.

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