HC Deb 06 November 1961 vol 648 cc29-30W
Sir F. Markham

asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation what are the numbers of applicants seeking positions on the books of the Overseas Services Resettlement Bureau; and how many are being found positions month by month.

Mr. Vosper

The total number of officers who have registered with the Bureau since it was set up in July, 1957, is 2,611. Of these 1,580 have found employment, 105 are presumed to have found employment, and 7 have died, making a total of 1,692 and leaving a balance of 919 on the books. The number of those who have found employment in August, September and October, 1961, is 58, 65 and 63 respectively.