§ Dr. Roger Thomas
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his policy with regard to health authorities making financial savings by (a) the non-filling of consultant posts when they become vacant, (b) the non-filling of junior posts when they become vacant, (c) the restriction of junior overtime, even when adequate cover can be provided only by such practice and (d) the reduction in the492W
§ Dr. Vaughan
Information for 31 December 1979 is not yet available centrally. I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave him on 11 June 1979 for information on the three previous years.—[Vol. 968, c.106–12.] The figures for 1978 have since been confirmed.