§ Mr. Forman
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the total 672W 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.