HC Deb 11 February 1980 vol 978 c450W
Mr. Michael Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many press and public relations officers are currently employed in his Department; what is the total cost; and what are the comparable figures for June 1970, October 1974 and May 1979.

Mr. Mayhew

Details of the numbers of information officer group staff employed in Department of Employment group press offices are given below together with the salary costs.

These staff figures are available only quarterly and in each case the nearest quarterly date has been used.