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Stores (Pilferage)

Volume 437: debated on Monday 5 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War the approximate average monthly value of stores of all descriptions written off at V.R.Ds.; and how much of such losses is attributed to pilferage.

The approximate average total monthly value of stores of all descriptions written off in vehicle reception depots in the United Kingdom is £1,100. Of this approximately £300 a month is attributable to pilferage. Figures for overseas commands are not readily available.