§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
asked the Prime Minister what was the total cost of the report "Non-Departmental Public Bodies", Cmnd. 7797, prepared by Sir Leo Pliatzky, broken down into (a) Sir Leo's salary, (b) other staff salaries incurred by the inquiry team, (c) the cost of the time of those called in by the inquiry and (d) printing and office costs.
§ The Prime Minister
The cost of completing the report was £34,500 including Sir Leo Pliatzky's salary of £9,360 and the salaries of his support staff of £16,600. No estimate of the cost of the time of those called in by the inquiry is available.100W
Preparation of the report for printing and the publishing costs were £27,500 made up of costs to Her Majesty's Stationery Office of £22,500, the bulk of which it is expected will be recovered from sales of the report, and other costs to the Civil Service Department of £5,000.