§ Mr. Latham
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has now reviewed the future programme of work of his Land Economy Directorate; with what result; and what is the authorised staffing cost budget for it during 1980–81.687W
§ Mr. Fox
The directorate's primary responsibility is to provide this Department and the Department of Transport with expert advice on a wide range of issues in the field of land use and development. Its programme of work is under constant review. The estimated staff costs for 1980–81 are about £230,000.