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Volume 977: debated on Monday 28 January 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many civil servants were employed by his Department on 1 May 1979; and what was the equivalent figure for 31 December.

The Office of Arts and Libraries did not come into being until 1 September 1979. Before that date the staff of the office, including and Science museum, and the Victoria and Albert museum, were on the strength of the Department of Education and Science.

1 September 19791 January 1980
Office of Arts and Libraries3029
Victoria and Albert museum596613
Science museum476486
Private offices1213