HC Deb 17 November 1981 vol 13 c101W
Mr. Michael Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many members of the Northern Ireland Civil Service currently are employed at the Northern Ireland Office; and what positions they hold.

Mr. John Patten

The number of Northern Ireland civil servants employed at the Northern Ireland Office, mainly on law and order functions, at the end of October was 1,299. The figure was made up as follows:

Administration 460
Civilian Search Oficers 320
Typists 139
Scientific Staff 75
Security Guards 41
Law Clerks 52
Prison Industries 39
Prison Education and Vocational Training 47
Other Grades 126