§ Mr. Onslow
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what increase or decrease in staff there has been in the Department under his control since 16th October, 1964; and what increase or decrease he anticipates in the period up to 15th October, 1965.
§ Sir F. Soskice
The staff of the Home Office (including immigration and prison officers) has increased by 347 since October, 1964. I expect a further increase of about 500 by October, 1965.