HC Deb 11 March 1980 vol 980 c514W
Mr. Wheeler

asked the Minister for the Civil Services what was the strength of the Civil Service in March 1979 in the grades of executive officer and above and clerical officer and below and the total inclusive costs in respect of these groups; and what was the actual strength as at 1 March and the current costs in respect of the two groups.

Mr. Channon

Precise information in the form sought is not available centrally and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. Approximate figures for the nearest available dates are given in the table below:

which were promulgated for pensions purposes from 1 April 1979, will not be paid until 1 April 1980.