HC Deb 11 November 1980 vol 992 cc176-7W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Perry Bar, on 5 November, if there is any full-time support staff for the work on economic initiatives at his West and East Midland regional offices, other than that referred to in his answer.

Mr. Hesehine

The only full-time support staff for work on economic initiatives at the West and East Midlands regional offices is a senior research officer, on redeployment from the existing strength of the West Midlands regional office.