§ Mr. Hooley
asked the Minister of Technology, in the Atomic Energy Authority at the most recent convenient date in 1969, what were the total numbers of employees of all grades, the aggregate value of capital assets including land and buildings, the annual income and expenditure, and the commercial or industrial activities, giving for each separate activity the value of assets employed and the number of employees.
§ Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu
The Accounts to 31st March, 1969 are not yet available. This answer therefore gives figures for 1967–68, based on the accounts to 31st March, 1968, which were published in the Atomic Energy Authority's Annual Report for 1967–68:
The total number of employees of all grades was 31,653 £ million The aggregate value of the Capital Assets including Land and Buildings of £71.7 million was 140.4 The income (excluding military contracts) for 1967–68 was 36.1 The expenditure (excluding military contracts) for 1967–68 was 105.2
The commercial and industrial activities of the authority comprise the trading fund, which had capital employed of £36.3 million and 6,410 employees.
The three main activities of the trading fund and the number employed in each were as follows:
Number of Employees Nuclear Fuel Services 4.759 Electricity 1,068 Isotopes 583
For commercial reasons, the capital employed on each separate activity of the trading fund cannot be disclosed.