§ Mr. Grocott
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many staff are employed by his Department; and what proportion of them are employed in each of the standard regions.
§ Mr. Ryder
The number of industrial and non-industrial staff employed by the Treasury (including the Civil Service Catering Organisation) totalled 3,181 on 1 April 1989. The proportion employed in each standard region is as follows:
Per cent South-East 81.8 South-West 3.7 West Midlands 0.4 North-West 1.5 Northern 0.7 Yorkshire and Humberside 0.7 East Midlands 0.3 East Anglia 5.8 Wales 1.9 Scotland 3.0 Northern Ireland 0.0 Elsewhere (abroad) 0.1