§ Colonel J. R. H Hutchison
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation what was the number of officials and staff in his Ministry on 1st September, 1945, and on 1st May, 1946; and what were the total salaries payable on each of those dates, respectively.
Mr. Ivor Thomas
I refer the hon. and gallant Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Altrincham and Sale (Mr. Erroll) on 27th May. The annual cost of salaries and wages of the staff at the 1st October, 1945, and 1st May, 1946, was respectively £319,168 and £560,220.