§ Mr. Onslow
asked the Minister of Labour what increase or decrease there has been in the non-industrial staff of her department since 15th October, 1964; and what decrease she anticipates during the next six months.
§ Mr. Fernyhough
On 1st April, 1968, there were 7,810 more non-industrial staff in post in my Department than on 1st October, 1964. I do not anticipate that there will be any decrease during the next six months.