HC Deb 30 October 1956 vol 558 cc136-7W
Captain Kerby

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the cost in 1955 of now filing equipment needed to house the growing records of the Civil Service ; and what is the estimated cost for 1956.

Mr. H. Macmillan

The estimated total expenditure is as follows :

1955–56 1956–57
£ £
H.M. Stationery Office 138,000 140,000
Ministry of Works 480,000 420,000

These figures include the cost of replacement of worn out and obsolete equipment.