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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Government Departments (Staff)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Government Departments (Staff) on 23rd February 1988.


Mr. Chapman To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the number of staff in post in central Government Departments at 1 January.

Mr. Major On 1 January 1988 there were 583,485 staff in post in central Government Departments. Of these 508,628 were non-industrials and 74,857 were industrials.