HC Deb 26 May 1970 vol 801 c454W
Mr. Burden

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity what was the total number of civil servants employed by Departments comparable to her existing Department in 1964, and the annual cost; and what were the figures for her department on 31st December, 1968, and the relevant figures on 30th April, 1970.

Mr. Dell:

The following is the information requested. The staff figure for 1st April 1970 is the most up to date available.

Staff in Post
U.K. Based non-Industrial U.K. Based Industrial
Ministry of Labour 1st April, 1964 21,291 539
Ministry of Labour 1st April, 1965 20,622 691
D.E.P. 1st January, 1969 29,032 1,036
D.E.P. 1st April, 1970 30,176 1,106
Salary and Related Costs on Basis of Annual Estimates
1964–65 £20.2 m.
1968–69 £33.7 m.
1969–70 £42.4 m.