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Staff Statistics

Volume 244: debated on Tuesday 4 November 1930

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what additions have been made to the personnel of those engaged in collecting taxes from the public since the beginning of the year; and what is the total number of additional civil servants employed in all Departments and the total cost involved by such additions?

As the answer involves a number of figures, I propose, subject to the consent of the hon. Member, to circulate a reply in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

approximately 82 per cent. as compared with an average cost-of-living index figure of 63.4 for the year 1929-30.