§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Minister for the Civil Service how many civil servants are employed in his Department; what is the total cost of running that Department for the latest year for which figures are available; and if he will itemise the main constituent costs.
§ Mr. Charles R. Morris
5,378 non-industrial and industrial civil servants were employed in the Civil Service Department at 1st April 1975.
The estimate of staff salaries etc. for 1975–76 published in the Supply Estimates 1975–76 total 18,027,000—net of Appropriations in Aid—made up as follows:
£ Salaries and wages 14,750,000 Travelling and subsistence 762,000 Other general expenses 3,244,000 18,756,000 Less Appropriation in Aid 729,000 Net Estimates cost for 1975–76 18,027,000