§ Lieut.-Colonel GRANT MORDEN
asked the Financial Treasury to the Treasury whether the personnel of the Ministries or Departments has been increased or decreased since the accession of the 932W present Government; and, if it has been increased, by how many and the annual cost of this increase?
§ Mr. PETHICK-LAWRENCE
A statement of the civil staffs employed in Government Departments is presented to Parliament quarterly. The return relating to 1st July will be available shortly, and I will send a copy to the hon. and gallant Member.