HC Deb 05 November 1956 vol 558 c197W
23. Mr. John Hall

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what were the total numbers of staff in his Department on 1st October, 1955, 1st April, 1956, and 1st October, 1956.

Mr. Amory

The number of non-industrial staff in post on 1st October, 1955, was 17,111; on 1st April, 1956, 16,575; and on 1st October, 1956, 15,851.