HC Deb 17 November 1965 vol 720 c1130
23. Mr. Onslow

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what increase or decrease there was in the staff of the Department under his control in the period 16th October, 1964, to 15th October, 1965; and what increase or decrease he anticipates in the period up to 15th April, 1966.

Mr. Ross

There was an increase of 448 in the staff of the Departments under my control between October 1964 and October 1965, and a further increase of 278 is expected by April 1966.