HC Deb 14 July 1980 vol 988 c436W
Mr. Skeet

asked the center hon. Member for Middlesbrough, as representing the House of Commons Commission, what is the total staff of the House and the percentage of the total employed who are hon. Members.

Mr. Arthur Bottomley

The total numbers of staff of the House are currently 862, of whom 711 are full-time and 151 part-time. The Commission does not employ hon. Members, but, taking two part-time staff to equal one full-time, the numbers of staff of the House represent 123.8 per cent. as compared with the number of hon. Members.

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