HC Deb 01 March 1984 vol 55 cc282-3W
Dr. Cunningham

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many officials within his Department are engaged in work connected with the proposed abolition of the metropolitan county councils and the Greater London council; and what is the estimated total annual cost involved.

Mr. Brittan

At present one full-time principal, and the time of other staff, amounting to about five posts in all. On the basis of the Treasury's "Ready Reckoner of Staff Costs" the total annual rate would be about £170,000.

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