HC Deb 08 June 1976 vol 912 cc671-2W
Mr. Forman

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the total number of people employed in the public bodies for which he is responsible.

Mr. Deakins

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 7th June 1976], circulated the following information:

There are 18,558 people employed in public bodies for which my right hon. Friend is responsible. This figure does not include staff in the Department of Health and Social Security.