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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Departmental Staff

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Departmental Staff on 25th April 1986.


Mr. Pike Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the current staff levels at his Department's Burnley offices; and what were comparable figures at yearly intervals since 1979.

Mr. Major The complement for Burnley integrated local office at April for the years 1979–85 is set out in the table. Figures for staff actually in post at these times are not now available.


Year | Complement

1979 | 240

1980 | 235

1981 | 228

1982 | 214

1983 | 194

1984 | 195

1985 | 203


The complement for April 1986 is yet to be established. On 1 April 1986 there were 208.5 staff in post.