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Hostel, Onslow Square

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 14 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Labour what is the cost per week per man, the amount paid per week per man, and the average earnings and allowances of the men and the number of staff, including administrative staff, employed at the National Service Hostel in Onslow Square.

Expenditure on the hostel at Onslow Square, including capital and administration costs, averages about 51s. per resident week. The weekly inclusive charge to residents at this hostel for accommodation and 15 meals is 26s., with rebates for absences of not less than four consecutive days and nights. Information is not available on the average earnings and allowances of the residents. The number of staff employed in the week ending 9th April was 277, including 14 administrative staff.