HC Deb 18 February 1963 vol 672 c1W
5. The Earl of Dalkeith

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, how much has been spent on capital improvements to offices in his Department in the last 10 years, with a view to saving manpower and increasing efficiency.

Mr. Scott-Hopkins

The estimated capital investment and hire charge on our computers and other machine aids, during the period 1st January, 1953, to 31st December, 1962, is £1,035,000: the estimated cost of capital improvements to buildings housing these machines is £35,000.