HC Deb 10 July 1987 vol 119 c271W
Mr. Batiste

asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many civil servants are employed by his Department in (a) London and the south-east, (b) the south-west, (c) the midlands and (d) the north of England; and what is the budgeted expenditure of his Department for the current year in each of these regions.

Mr. Channon

The staff employed in the areas concerned, and their estimated budgeted salary and associated costs are

Staff in post at 1 June 1987 Costs £ million
London and South East (including East Anglia) 4,961 106
South-West 1,018 22
Midlands 1,171 22
North 1,841 39
Total, England 8,991 192

The Department also employs 5,343 staff, at a cost of £114 million, in Scotland and Wales.