HL Deb 14 March 1979 vol 399 cc745-6WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many civil servants of each grade in which Departments are primarily concerned with tourism.


My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Trade is responsible for developing tourism and for co-ordinating the work of Government Departments and a number of public bodies with responsibilities in this field. The following staff in that Department are directly concerned with tourism:

Grades Numbers
Under Secretary 1 (40 per cent. of time)
Assistant Secretary 1 (80 per cent. of time)
Principal 2
Higher Executive Officer 2
Executive Officer 3
Plus clerical and secretarial support.
Details of staff in other Departments, part of whose duties are concerned with tourism, are not kept centrally.