asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many people are employed by his Department at the latest available date; what is their total wage bill; and what are the comparable figures for each of the past five years.
The information is as follows:
|1st April 1975||…||70,649||208|
|(as in printed Supply Estimates 1975–76)|
|1st April 1974||…||69,488||200|
|1st April 1973||…||70,025||153|
|1st April 1972||…||69,725||132|
|1st April 1971||…||71,590||121|