HC Deb 16 June 1981 vol 6 cc308-9W
Mr Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what has been the ratio of staff employed in the general placing service in the local offices of the employment services division to the number of unemployment claimants for each of the last five years in (a) the United Kingdom as a whole, (b) each region, (c) each employment services division area and (d) Bishop Auckland constituency;

(2) pursuant to his answer of 21 May, Official Report, c. 145, what staff savings, broken down by job performed, are currently proposed in the general placing service staff at the employment services division of the Manpower Services Commission, including the staff in the division's head office, area offices, and district managers' offices, for each year until 1985; and what staff savings were proposed in 1980 for that total staff for each year until 1985.

Mr. Peter Morrison

I shall reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.