HC Deb 01 March 1983 vol 38 c76W
Mr. David Atkinson

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the total number of people working for the European Commission; and if he will break this down by nationality.

Mr. Hurd

As of 31 December 1982, the total number of staff employed by the Commission was 9,283, of whom 8,904 were permanent and 379 temporary. The breakdown by nationality was as follows:

Belgium 2,466
Denmark 363
France 1,251
Germany 1,283
Greece 355
Ireland 179
Italy 1,509
Luxembourg 446
Netherlands 497
United Kingdom 857
Others 77