§ Mrs. Winifred Ewing
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many civil servants were employed in his Department on 1st January 1973, 1st January 1974, and 1st January 1975; and if he will show how many of these 170W were employed in Scotland, England and Wales, respectively.
§ Mr. Peart
The total number of stall employed in my Department on each date was as follows:
1st January 1973 … … 15,394 1st January 1974 … … 15,042 1st January 1975 … … 15,195
A complete breakdown by countries is not available at these dates; such records are keyed to 1st July and the following gives the information for that date in the last three years:
- 1st July 1972—Total 15,736; of these 340 were in Scotland, 14,067 in England and 1,329 in Wales.
- 1st July 1973—Total 15,213; of these 341 were in Scotland, 13,588 in England and 1,284 in Wales.
- 1st July 1974—Total 14,927; of these 357 were in Scotland, 13,288 in England and 1,282 in Wales.
The figures for England include stall stationed in Northern Ireland, currently 19.
The figures do not include staff employed by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland.