asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many press and public relations officers are currently employed in his Department; what is the total cost; and what are the comparable figures for June 1970, October 1974 and May 1979.
The information requested so far as it is available is as follows:
|1 October 1970||8||20,000|
|1 October 1974||8||30,000|
|1 May 1979||8||62,000|
|1 February 1980||8||67,000|