§ 119. Mr. Jopling
asked the Minister of Power if he will list the offices of his Department in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, stating when each was closed over Christmas and the New Year; and how many of the staff there had three day's holiday over Christmas and another on New Year's Day.
§ Mr. Freeson
The following is the information:
Address of Office Dates closed Government Buildings, Kenton Bar. 25th and 26th December and 1st January. c/o Northern Gas Board, Binfield Road. 25th and 26th December and 1st January. Victoria House, Gallow-gate. 25th and 26th December. Crown Buildings, 63, Westgate Road. 25th, 26th and 27th December.
Of the total staff of 11 employed at these four offices, three had three days holiday over Christmas and another on New Year's Day. In each case the fourth day's holiday was taken as part of the officers annual leave allowance.