HC Deb 01 March 1978 vol 945 c229W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the Community Relations Commission was formed; what staff and officers have been employed; and what have been the costs to date.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

The Community Relations Commission was set up under the Race Relations Act 1968 and wound up in June 1977. The approved staff complement in 1976–77 was 135. Grants-in-aid made to the Commission up to and including 1976–77 total £8,305,750.