HC Deb 10 November 1976 vol 919 c179W
16. Mr. Peter Morrison

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has made a revised estimate of the additional number of civil servants which will be required consequent upon the setting up of a Scottish Assembly.

Mr. Harry Ewing

Work is continuing on the staffing implications of the Government's devolution proposals; and up-to-date estimates will be contained in the explanatory and financial memorandum to the devolution Bill. They are not likely to be greater than the White Paper figures.

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