§ Sir W. Robson Brown
asked the Minister of Labour what is the total number of staff and employees in the 134W nationalised industries, Post Office, naval dockyards and Royal Ordnance factories, respectively; and what proportion of the total national gainfully employed population these figures represent.
§ Mr. Whitelaw
The figures for Great Britain are:
Thousands Nationalised industries 1,653 Post Office 375 Naval dockyards 53 Royal Ordnance factories 25 Total 2,106
This represents 9 per cent. of the total number of persons in civil employment.