HC Deb 25 June 1996 vol 280 c101W
Mr. Cox

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the present number of staff employed in his Department's meat hygiene services. [32874]

Mrs. Browning

The figures show the number of staff employed in the Ministry's meat hygiene services as at 1 June 1996:

  • Meat hygiene division: 51
  • Meat hygiene veterinary section: 21
  • Meat hygiene service agency: 1,295, including 241 staff employed on a casual basis and used according to demand