§ Mr. Haselhurst
asked the Minister for the Civil Service how many civil servants there were on the latest date for which information is available; and how this compares with the total number on 1st October 1964 and 1st July 1970.
§ Mr. Kenneth Baker
The following were the total numbers of civil servants on the dates indicated:—
1st October 1964 654,981 1st July 1970 701,790 1st January 1974 694,384