HC Deb 23 May 1990 vol 173 c259W
Mr. Grocott

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

Mr. Chris Patten

I refer the hon. Member to "Civil Service Statistics 1988–89", table 3 a copy of which is in the House of Commons Library.