§ 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.