HC Deb 26 July 1961 vol 645 c46W
Mr. K. Lewis

asked the Minister of Transport bow many personal secretaries, typists and machine operators were employed in his Department in May, 1959, and May, 1961.

Mr. Marples

The figures are:

Employed in Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation at 1st May, 1959 Employed in Ministry of Transport at 1st May, 1961
Personal Secretaries 116 95
Typists 567 394
Machine Operators 40 22
TOTAL 723 511

The figures for 1st May, 1959, include 30 personal secretaries, 185 typists and 8 machine operators who were transferred to the Ministry of Aviation on the transfer of Civil Aviation to that Ministry in October, 1959.