HC Deb 15 July 1975 vol 895 c398W
Mr. Sproat

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many civil servants are employed in his Department; what is the total cost of running the Department for the latest year for which figures are available; and if he will itemise the main constituent costs.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

1,095 civil servants were employed in the Treasury at 1st April 1975. The estimates of staff salaries, etc., for 1975–76 published in Supply Estimates 1975–76 total £4,911,550, net of Appropriations in Aid, made up as follows:

Salaries and Wages 4,467,050
General Expenses 591,000
Less Appropriations in Aid 146,000
Net Estimates Cost for 1975–76 4,911,550