§ Dr. Edmund Marshall
asked the Minister for the Civil Service (1) what was the total expenditure of the Parliamentary Boundary Commissions for England and Wales in 1979–80; and what is expected to be their total expenditure in 1980–81;
(2) what is the present complement of staff of the Parliamentary Boundary Commissions for England and Wales.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
The total expenditure from the Vote for the Central Management of the Civil Service &c.—Class XIII, 15—in 1979–80 in respect of the Boundary Commissions for England and Wales was £100,419. 1980–81 is a peak year in the review cycle and the latest forecast of expenditure is £234,000.
The approved staff complement of the commissions is 16.