§ Mr. Batiste
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many civil servants are employed by his Department in (a) London and the south-cast, (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. Moore
The following table gives the information requested and also includes Wales and Scotland. All figures are rounded.
Region Staff in Post Salary Budgets Issued £ million London and south-east 30,000 313 South West and Wales 9,300 83 Midlands 12,800 111 Northern England 38,000 336 Scotland 8,900 75