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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. Frank Field Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give a breakdown on the geographical deployment of the additional 5,000 staff which he recently announced.

Mr. Major [pursuant to his reply, 21 April 1986, c. 85]: The increased allocation of local office staff for the 1 April 1987 manpower target announced by my right hon. Friend on 7 March at column 322 will be distributed as follows:


Region | Number

North East | 559

Midlands | 847

London North | 858

London South | 1,004

Wales/South West | 442

North West | 661

Scotland | 804

Total | 5,175