HC Deb 22 June 1972 vol 839 c175W
Mr. Dormand

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the number of employees at the Customs and Excise Department at Southend-on-Sea, divided amongst their various functions.

Mr. Terence Higgins

The numbers in the various categories at 1st June, 1972, were as follows:

1. Compilation of trade and revenue statistics. 952
2. General accounting and audit control 363
3. Value added tax Gentral Unit. 257
4. Management Services (Automatic Data Processing). 123
5. Miscellaneous services (including training). 155
6. Local revenue control (including Southend Airport). 57
Total 1,907