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Government Vehicles, Usa

Volume 477: debated on Monday 17 July 1950

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what was the number of motor vehicles maintained out of public funds at the British Embassy in Washington on 1st May, 1938, and 1st May, 1950, respectively; and the number of persons employed as drivers, mechanics, and in the administration of these vehicles on the above dates.

In May, 1938, the Ambassador's car was the only vehicle mantained from public funds, and no drivers or maintenance personnel were employed at public expense. In May, 1950, 42 vehicles were maintained and the number of drivers and other personal directly employed on transport duties was 34.