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Goods (Loss And Damage)

Volume 440: debated on Monday 21 July 1947

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29.

asked the Minister of Transport how many claims and for what total value have been made for losses of, and damage to, goods consigned, respectively, by goods and passenger trains from Chichester station during the three months ended 30th June; how many of such claims have been admitted; and what is the total sum paid out in respect of them.

The total number of claims is:of the following grades of railway staffs of the main line companies who have joined the service since the withdrawal of the Essential Work Order and up to 30th April last: conciliation staff, workshop staff and clerical and supervisory staff.

Recruitment of conciliation, workshop, clerical and supervisory staff, up to 30th April, for the main line railways was:

Section of Staff.Number.
Conciliation Stan47,731
Workshop Staff15,529
Clerical and Supervisory Staff8,762
72,022