HC Deb 18 May 1961 vol 640 cc171-2W
Mr. Houghton

asked the Minister of Health what was the total amount of overtime worked, and at what cost, by the staff of his Department in the financial years 1959–60 and 1960–61, respectively.

Mr. Powell

Following are the figures for staff borne on the Ministry of Health Vote. Staff borne on the National Health Service Vote (e.g. in directly administered hospitals) are excluded.

Year Overtime hours worked Cost
1959–60 4,869 2,022
1960–61 6,850 2,321

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