HC Deb 10 November 1980 vol 992 c41W
Mr. Dobson

asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many members of his Department, of whatever grade or specialisation, are engaged whole or part-time in public and press relations, expressing the total in whole-time equivalents; and what is their total annual cost to public funds.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

Ten members of the information officer group and four support staff. The cost of their salaries and employer's national insurance contributions is about £134,000 per annum.