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Ministry Of Information (Staff)

Volume 415: debated on Tuesday 30 October 1945

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asked the Minister of Information the numbers of the staff of his Ministry on 1st January and on 30th September, 1945, distinguishing between the censorship division and the rest of the Ministry.

The total number of staff employed in the United Kingdom on 1st January, 1945, was 2,918 and on 30th September, 2,310. Of these, there were employed in the Press Censorship Division on the 1st January, 344½ (a part-time employee being reckoned as ½) and on 30th September, 154. The staff in the Press Censorship Division had been declared redundant before the 30th September and the engagements of all but three of them have now been terminated.