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Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd October 1945.

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Photo of Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence , Orkney and Shetland 12:00 am, 23rd October 1945

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many permanent and temporary civil servants were employed on 30th June and 30th September respectively.

Photo of Mr George Hall Mr George Hall , Merthyr Tydfil Aberdare

On 1st July, 1945, the number of established non-industrial civil servants in all Departments (including reserved and agency services in Northern Ireland) was 201,180; the number of whole-time un-established non-industrial staff was 465,801, and of part-timers,96,729. I regret that the corresponding figures for 1st October, 1945, have not yet been returned by the Departments, but I will send the hon. Member the figures when they become available.

Photo of Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence Major Sir Basil Neven-Spence , Orkney and Shetland

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of persons now employed in the Public Relations and Press departments in every Government Department, with the total cost of this provision.

Photo of Mr George Hall Mr George Hall , Merthyr Tydfil Aberdare

The information asked for by the hon. Member is not immediately available. I will circulate the particulars in the Official Report in due course.