HC Deb 15 July 1975 vol 895 c457W
Mr. Sproat

asked the Secretary of State for Trade 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. Deakins

7,369 non-industrial and industrial civil servants were employed on 1st April 1975.

The estimates of staff salaries etc. for 1975–76 published in the Supply Estimates 1975–76 total £13,818,000—net of Appropriations in Aid—made up as follows:

Salaries and Wages 31,253,000
Travelling and Subsistence 1,055,000
Other General Expenses 2,268,000
less Appropriation in Aid 20,758,000
Net Estimates cost for 1975–76 13,818,000

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