HC Deb 28 May 1970 vol 801 c539W
Mr. Burden

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the total number of civil servants employed in Inland Revenue Departments in 1964, and the annual cost; and what were the figures on 3Ist December, 1968 and on 30th April, 1970.

Mr. Taverne:

The figures are as follows:

Annual cost
Numbers £m
1st April, 1964 58,022 73.2
1st January, 1969 65,847 112.9
1st May, 1970 69,429 124.7
The numbers include about 800 casual clerical staff employed for short periods. The costs include £5.4 million, £9.1 million and £10.5 million respectively for work done for other Departments.

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