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1979-1987 : Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Departmental Offices (Camden)

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Departmental Offices (Camden) on 21st November 1985.


Sir Geoffrey Finsberg Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied with the staffing levels of his Department's offices in Camden, particularly at Melton Street.

Mr. Major The staffing of the Department's local offices which deal with claimants in Camden is as follows and has been determined in accordance with the Department's complementing system, which aims to match the numbers of staff to the work load. A full complement review was begun on 14 October 1985 to reappraise the base complement for the Department and its results will be available in mid-1986 'A Guide to the DHSS Complementing System' giving details of complementing arrangements is in the Library.


Office | Complement 1985-86 | Staff in post 1 November 1985

Euston (Melton St) | 160 | 172.5

Cricklewood | 87 | 99

Finsbury Park | 183 | 198

Highgate | 190 | 210

Neasden | 147 | 148.5