HC Deb 23 May 1990 vol 173 c181W
Mr. Grocott

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many staff are employed by his Department; and what proportion of them are employed in each of the standard regions.

Mr. Atkins

16,560 staff are employed by the Department of Transport and its executive agencies. The regional breakdown of this total is as follows:

London area 3,810
South East 2,270
South West 1,180
East Anglia 320
East Midlands 560
West Midlands 810
North West 860
Yorkshire and Humberside 700
Northern 440
Scotland 750
Wales 4,830
Northern Ireland 30
Figures derived from computerised staff records and rounded to nearest 10.