asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many civil servants there are in his Department, sub-divided into convenient categories.
At 1st March 1977 there were 15,090 civil servants in my Department, as follows:
|Agricultural Development and Advisory Service||5,424|
|Regional and Divisional Offices (including Wales)||4,269|
|Others (including Food Science and Fisheries Research Laboratories; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Wakehurst Place)||1,804|
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the total cost of salaries to staff in his Department.
Based on the original and revised Supply Estimates for 1976–7 the provision for salaries, national insurance contributions and overtime for staff in my Department was £64·5 million.
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the total cost of expenses and office accommodation in his Department.
On the basis of the original and revised Supply Estimates for 1976–77 the total expenditure by my Department on travelling and other administrative expenses, and by the Property Services Agency on office accommodation for the Department, is £37 million.
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the total cost of running his Department.
On the basis of the original and revised Supply Estimates for 1976–77 (HC 276 and 483 of 1975–76,
|£ per head|
|Pure Bred Friesian||Hereford/Friesian X|
|Year/Month||First quarter||Second quarter||First quarter||Second quarter||First quarter||Second quarter||First quarter||Second quarter|
|1971||…||…||22·93||16·78||Not recorded||Not recorded||Not recorded|