HC Deb 16 July 1975 vol 895 c507W
Mr. Sproat

asked the Lord Advocate 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.

The Lord Advocate

439 non-industrial civil servants were employed in my departments in London and Edinburgh, and in the Procurator Fiscal Service throughout Scotland, at 1st April 1975.

The estimated staff salaries, etc., for 1975–76 published in the Supply Estimates 1975–76 total £2,056,250, net of Appropriations in Aid, made up as follows:

Salaries and wages 1,955,250
General administrative expenses 104,600
Less Appropriation in Aid 3,000
Net Estimates cost for 1975–76 2,056,250

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