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Civilian Employees

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 6 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War what is the number of civilian personel now employed by his Department; and the ceiling fixed for such employment.

The total number of civilians now employed by my Department in Great Britain and Northern Ireland is 105,196. The present ceiling for non-industrial employees is the actual strength at 1st January, which was 47,835. The ceiling for industrial employees is fixed by reference to the financial provision made in Army Estimates.