HC Deb 17 April 1978 vol 948 cc47-8W
40. Mr. Gow

asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protec- tion what was the total cost of his Department during the year ended 5th April 1978; and what is his estimate of the same cost for the year ending 5th April 1979.

Mr. Hattersley

Expenditure by my Department on salaries and administrative costs, including allied services, is expected to be £3.6 million in 1977–78 and £3.7 million in 1978–79. These figures include the Metrication Board's since it is funded as part of my Department.

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