§ Mr. Proctor
asked the Minister for Trade what information he has as to the proportion of central Government funds used by the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux for the purpose of salaries, wages and expenses in the last year for which figures are available; and how many staff were employed by the National Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux in that year.
§ Dr. Vaughan
Grant-in-aid to NACAB in 1981-82—excluding grant for SACAB and GLCABS—was spent as follows:
£000 per cent. Staff costs 1,853 44.8 Travel and entertainment 188 4.5 Office expenses 238 5.7 Books and publicity 116 2.8 Capital equipment 36 0.8 Establishment expenses (rent, rates, lighting, heating, office maintenance) 195 4.7 Grant to bureaux 1,214 29.4 Other 299 7.3 4,139 100
At 31 March 1982 the numbers of staff employed by NACAB were as follows:
Full-time Part-time Central Office 93 10 Area Offices 119 14 Total 212 24