HC Deb 15 July 1964 vol 698 c242W
85. Mr. J. Robertson

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many economists are employed as full-time staff in the various departments of the Scottish Office.

Mr. Noble

Eleven officers with degrees in economics or agriculture are employed on work of an economic nature. Seven of these are in the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries; the remaining four are in the Scottish Development Department and are concerned with economic data and regional development.