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Mechanical Transport Companies

Volume 161: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1923

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for War if he will state what is the personnel of a Service transport company; what is the cost of maintenance per vehicle; and at what figure per vehicle does the amount required for spare parts work out at?

The personnel establishment of mechanical transport companies at home stations is

All ranks.
(a) Higher Establishment Company144
(b) Lower Establishment Company84
The average annual cost of maintenance per lorry, calculated on the results for the half-year to 30th September last, is £166. The figure included for spares, tyres and material per lorry is £73. I regret that figures for spare parts alone are not available.