HC Deb 23 March 1964 vol 692 c30W
Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will publish in HANSARD a detailed list of Government Departments which were on 1st January, 1964, costing less in administration than on 1st January, 1951.

Mr. Green

No. In the course of 13 years there have been many changes in the nature and load of Government work and in its distribution between Departments. The comparisons asked for would accordingly be expensive of time and effort as well as misleading if attempted.