§ Mr. Grocott
To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many staff are employed by his Department; and what proportion of them are employed in each of the standard regions.
§ Mr. Eggar
The attached table details permanent staff in post within the Employment Department group and shows a breakdown of the proportion of staff employed within each of the standard regions.234W
Permanent staff in post figures by standard region for Employment Department Group as at 1 April 1990 Standard Region Staff in post Scotland 5,885 North West 11,575 Northern 3,737 Yorkshire and Humberside 7,497 Wales 3,306 Midlands 8,484 London and South East 12,895 South West 3,561 Total 56,940
Note: Figures on head count basis.