§ Mr. Warren
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the change in the numbers of Customs officers since 1st October 1976 to the latest convenient date, at the ports of Dover, Folkestone, Harwich and Newhaven.
§ Mr. Robert Sheldon
The number of staff employed by HM Customs and Excise at the four ports at 1st October 1976 and 1st March 1978 were: items specified, using 1977 survey prices throughout.
§ Mr. Lawson
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will express lines F, G and H of Table 14 of Volume 1 of the current public expenditure White Paper, Command Paper No. 7049, in cost terms, i.e., at 1976–77 prices, including the relative price effect.
§ Mr. Joel Barnett
To provide the information requested would involve a disproportionate expenditure of time and effort.