§ 66. Mr. Emrys Hughes
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will state the number of men now employed on the Polaris base at the Gareloch and the various trades in which they are employed.
§ Mr. C. Pannell
Details by trades are as follows:
DETAILS OF MEN EMPLOYED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE POLARIS BASE Number Industrial Employees— Building and Civil Engineering Trades Foremen and Gangers 44 Bricklayers and Masons 10 Barbenders and Steel Erectors 8 Scaffolders 5 Carpenters and Joiners 64 Plumbers 5 Plasterers 5 Painters 7 Asphalters 2 Slaters 2 Skilled Labourers and Drivers 462 — 614 Mechanical and Electrical Trades Electricians and Mates 39 Mechanical Fitters and Mates 38 Welders 5 — 82 Total industrial staff 696 Total non-industrial staff employed by contractors 80 Total non-industrial staff employed by Ministry of Public Building and Works 44 Grand Total — 820