§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list all the official bodies, or divisions of such bodies, that have moved to or been set up in Scotland since June 1970 and the number of persons employed therein.
§ Mr. Gordon Campbell
Since June 1970 official bodies which have been set up in or have moved to Scotland, with the numbers employed, are as follows
Inland Revenue No. Employed London Accounts Office 93 Emergency Units for London PAYE 910 DTI Scottish Industrial Development Office (formerly DTI office for Scotland) 158 Miscellaneous small offices—7 30
In addition, announcements have been made about:
Inland Revenue Collection Centre 800 DHSS Computer Centre 200 Scottish Petroleum Office 8 Forestry Commission HQ 300 White Fish Authority 30* *Net increase.
Transfer of the Post Office Savings Bank, which was decided in 1964, began in June 1966. The number of staff in post since June 1970 has increased by about 1,100 to 4,000.