HC Deb 08 June 1988 vol 134 cc602-3W
Mr. McCusker

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many Home Civil Service staff are employed by United Kingdom Government Departments in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Brooke

[holding answer 7 June 1988]: Five thousand and one, as at 1 April 1987. In addition there were some 29,500 staff in the Northern Ireland Civil Service.