HC Deb 11 July 1962 vol 662 c123W
12. Sir D. Kaberry

asked the Minister of Labour how many civil servants, established or permanent, and temporary, respectively, were employed in Ministry of Labour Departments on 1st March, 1951, and 1st March, 1962, or on the nearest available dates; and what were the totals, respectively, of their salaries and wages paid as on those dates.

Mr. Hare

On 1st April, 1951, the non-industrial staff of the Ministry of Labour consisted of 21,201 permanent officers, 5,944 full-time temporary officers and 1,172 part-time temporary officers. On 1st April, 1962, the numbers were 16,161, 3,019 and 1,812 respectively. Salaries paid to permanent and temporary officers are not recorded separately. In the year ended 31st March, 1951, the total of salaries, wages and allowances (including overtime) was about £12,357,000. In the year ended 31st March, 1962, it was about £17,208,000.