HC Deb 21 February 1975 vol 886 cc564-5W
Mr. Gow

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many civil servants were employed in his Department on 1st January 1975 and on the same date in each of the: three preceding years.

Mr. Peart

The number of civil servants in my Department on each date was as follows:

1st January 1972 15,669
1st January 1973 15,394
1st January 1974 15,042
1st January 1975 15,195

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