§ 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 5,058,050 Less Appropriations in Aid 146,000 Net Estimates Cost for 1975–76 4,911,550