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Civil Service (Organisation And Methods)

Volume 463: debated on Tuesday 5 April 1949

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what is the present size of the organisation and methods staff, other than clerical, in each of the Government Departments with a separate organisation and methods branch; and how many in each have passed through the organisation and methods regular training course.

The numbers are as follows:

Number of StaffNumber passed Training Course
Treasury8679
Admiralty149
Agriculture and Fisheries119
Air Ministry1815
Customs and Excise15½10
Food1715
Foreign Office (German Section)66
Fuel and Power107
Inland Revenue1613
Labour and National Service169
National Assistance Board54
National insurance3929
Pensions43
Post Office3525
Supply2014
Trade1915
Transport75
War Office2113
Works16½11
Total376291

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many officers have passed through the organisation and methods training course since 30th April, 1947; and what is the present rate of training.

Three hundred and forty-one, of whom 293 belonged to Government Departments. Approximately 200 officers will be trained during 1949.