HC Deb 05 March 1963 vol 673 c31W
The Earl of Dalkeith

asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty if he will make a further statement regarding the number of civilians engaged in administrative and clerical duties in the Admiralty.

Mr. C. Ian Orr-Ewing

I regret that in answering the noble Earl's question [OFFICIAL REPORT, 20th February, 1963; Vol. 672, c. 70] I said that the number of civilians currently employed was 143,100. I should have said 141,500. The percentages of office staffs, defined as administrative, executive, clerical and typing grades, are 9 per cent. now and 7.9 per cent. ten years ago.

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