HC Deb 24 January 1969 vol 776 c202W
Mr. Bruce-Gardyne

asked the Minister for the Civil Service what was the total number of civil servants employed in Government Departments on 16th January, 1968, and on 16th January, 1969, respectively.

Mrs. Hart

Figures for 16th January are not available. On 1st January, 1968, there were 691,200 of whom 467,700 were non-industrial staff and 223,500 industrial. The comparable figure for 1st January, 1969, was 687,680, of whom 470,580 were non-industrial and 217,100 industrial.