§ Mr. Hordern
asked the Minister for the Civil Service how many people were employed in the Civil Service on 1 June 1960, 1 June 1970 and 1 June 1980.
§ Mr. Channon
Figures are not available centrally for Civil Service staff in post on 1 June in any year. The position at 1 July in each of the years specified was as follows:
Staff in post 1960 639,900 1970 701,800 1980 700,200 Notes: Post Office, Forestry Commission, Development Commission and Agricultural Research Council are excluded throughout. Part time staff are counted as half units.