HC Deb 26 May 1971 vol 818 c173W
Sir J. Gilmour

asked the Minister for the Civil Service how many civil servants, industrial and non-industrial, were employed in Scotland on 1st May; and how these figures compare with those for last year.

Mr. David Howell

Information in respect of 1st May is not available. On 1st January, 1971, there were 41,450 non-industrial civil servants employed in Scotland compared with 39,053 at 1st January, 1970. On 1st July, 1970, the number of industrials was 21,205 compared with 21,756 at 1st July, 1969.