§ Mr. Ralph Howell
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what has been the total expenditure of the Anglian water authority in each year since it has 245W existed, together with the total staff employed and number of vehicles in use in each year.
§ Mr. Fox
The following are figures for the Anglian water authority's total revenue expenditure, excluding any amounts placed to reserves, and total staff employed—on a full-time equivalent basis, at the end of the financial year in question. No information is held on the number of vehicles used by water authorities.
Total revenue expenditure (£ million) Total staff employed 1974–75 78.6 6,662 1975–76 97.5 6,684 1976–77 117.6 6 667 1977–78 137.9 6,648 1978–79 157.8 6,885