§ Mr. Sproat
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what has been the total cost of running the Central Arbitration Committee, including all main constituent costs of any sort whatsoever, such as expenditure on its own programmes, wages, rent, heating and lighting, maintenance, &c., in the latest 12 months for which figures are available; and what are the projected costs for 1978–79.
§ Mr. John Grant
The total cost of running the Central Arbitration Committee is estimated to have been £337,000 during the 1977–78 financial year. The estimate for 1978–79 is £745,000.