HL Deb 11 October 1976 vol 375 cc196-7WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

The number of staff employed in the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum (shown separately) on 1st April 1976 or the last date for which figures are available; the annual cost in each case, and the reductions and savings proposed up to 1st April 1978; and how these figures compare with the total numbers employed in all sections of the Department of Education and Science, their annual cost and the reductions and savings proposed in

In post (1) 1.4.76 Complement Cost (2) 1976–77 (£m) Cut to Complement by 1.4.78 Savings on forecast expenditure 1978–79(2) (£m)
DES and UGC 2,918½ 3,011 16.7 291 1.0
Science Museum 525½ 567 2.7 63 0.1
Victoria and Albert Museum 697½ 720 3.4 81 0.2


(1) Staff in post at 1st April 1976 reflect measures already taken in anticipation of cuts.

(2) Costs and Savings are at 1976 Survey Prices and are for salaries and general administrativeexpenses.

(3) Savings in 1977–78 have not yet been determined.