HC Deb 26 June 1985 vol 81 cc413-4W
68. Dr. Michael Clark

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the total number of staff employed by the European Economic Community and the total numbers of staff drawn from each of the member states.

Mr. Rifkind

The permanent staff (all grades) employed by the Commission (excluding staff in the joint research centre) numbered 9,597, broken down as follows:

Number of staff
UK 883
Germany 1,297

Number of staff
France 1,258
Italy 1,602
Belgium 2,605
Netherlands 514
Luxembourg 457
Denmark 351
Ireland 206
Greece 371
Others 49

Figures for the other institutions are not immediately available. I will write to the hon. Member and also deposit the figures in the Library of the House as soon as they are to hand.