HC Deb 21 February 1975 vol 886 cc533-4W
Mr. Gow

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many civil servants, at home and abroad, were employed by his Department on 1st January 1975 and on the same date in each of the three preceding years.

Mr. Ennals

The figures are: 1st January 1972, 10,543; 1st January 1973, 10,440; 1st January 1974, 10,201; 1st January 1975, 10,256.