§ Mr. Brotherton
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is the cost to public funds of the Statistical Office at Newport; and how many people are currently employed there.
§ Mr. Les Huckfield
In the financial year 1977–78 the cost to public funds of the business statistics office at Newport was £7.5 million. 1,027 people were employed there on 10th November 1978.471W