§ Dame Joan Vickers
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will state the number of employees, non-industrial and industrial, apprentices, male and female, who will be employed in Her Majesty's Dockyard, Devonport, in 1970; and how this compares with those employed in 1969.
§ Dr. David Owen
The information requested is as follows:
1969 Male Female Total Non-Industrials 1,807 104 1,911 Industrials 10,283 150 10,433 Apprentices 1,300 — 1,300 1970 Non-Industrials Not possible to predict at this time. 1,920 Industrials 10,000 Apprentices 1,250
(i) These figures relate to the General Managers Department's of the Dockyard only, and do not include Stores, Finance, Police, M.P.B.W. etc. personnel.
(ii) We expect to be able to accept Female apprentices from Spring 1970.