HC Deb 14 April 1972 vol 834 c241W
Mr. Tebbit

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many operatives are currently employed by the directly employed labour force of his Department; and what the equivalent figures were for 31st December, 1971.

Mr. Eyre

31,156 on 31st March 1972; 31,576 on 31st December, 1971.