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Scientists And Technologists

Volume 939: debated on Friday 25 November 1977

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asked the Minister for the Civil Service what was the total expenditure, in the latest 12-month period for which figures are available, on advertisements for scientific and technical staff appointments within the Civil Service; how many such staff were in fact recruited; and how this compares with the corresponding period three years ago.

The latest 12-month period for which this information is available is 1975. Figures for that year are, therefore, given below together with comparable figures for 1972. They exclude recruitment to certain junior scientific and technical grades which is the responsibility of individual employing Departments under delegated arrangements agreed with the Civil Service Commission. Corresponding information about recruitment to these posts could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

Advertising Expenditure Staff Recruited