HC Deb 02 April 1965 vol 709 cc306-7W
Sir Knox Cunningham

asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will state the categories and respective numbers of persons employed in or about the Palace of Westminster for whom, after the change in control of the Palace, he is to be responsible.

Mr. C. Pannell

The categories and numbers in each category are as follows:

Surveyors and their ancillary staff 54
Engineers and their ancillary staff 114
Furniture and furnishing staff 19
Cleaners 50
Custodians 54

All except the custodians are already serving in my Department. I shall also be responsible for licensing about 100 guides.