HC Deb 22 April 1980 vol 983 c90W
Mr. Michael Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what are the proposed reductions in the number of civil servants employed in his Department; and what reductions so far have been carried out.

Mr. Mark Carlisle

My Department's authorised staffing level will have been reduced from 2,736 in May 1979 to 2,428 by 1 April 1982. The number of staff actually in post fell from 2,678 on 1 May 1979 to 2,602 on 1 April 1980.

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