§ Mr. Tony Banks
asked the Paymaster General what was the number of staff employed by (a) the British Tourist Authority and (b) the English Tourist Board in 1979 and 1985.
§ Mr. Trippier
I regret that information is not available in the precise form requested. The following table shows the average number of staff employed by each Board during the financial years ending 31 March 1979 and 31 March 1985.
1978–79 1984–85 British Tourist Authority 452 420 English Tourist Board 160 156