§ Mr. Skeffington
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the current expenditure upon the Co-operative Department of the Administration in Tanganyika; and what staff it now employs.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
Actual details of expenditure for the Tanganyika financial year 1958–59 are not yet available but the total figure is expected to be about £103,500. The staff at present comprises 26 co-operative officers—including senior appointments—and an inspectorate of 98. There are 5 vacancies for co-operative officers and 16 in the inspectorate.