HC Deb 10 July 1987 vol 119 c308W
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