HC Deb 24 July 1962 vol 663 cc129-30W
13. Sir D. Kaberry

asked the Postmaster-General how many civil servants, established or permanent and temporary, respectively, were employed in Post Office departments on 1st March, 1951, and 1st March, 1962, or the nearest available dales; and what was the total respectively of their salaries and wages as paid on those dates.

Miss Pike

The numbers at the 31st March in these two years were:

1951 1962
Established 244,853 291,662
Temporary 75,662 74,345

All staff not established are counted as temporary, and part-time staff are counted as one-half each.

Expenditure on salaries and wages in the financial years ending on these dates was:

£ million
1950–51 114
1961–62 279