§ Mr. Foster
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many disablement resettlement officers are employed in (a) the Northern region, (b) Durham county and (c) Bishop Auckland constituency.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
[pursuant to his reply, 6 May 1981, c. 65]: Information is not readily available in the precise form requested. However, the information for the Manpower Services Commission's employment service division areas is as follows:
Number of Disablement Resettlement Officers (DROs) Area Number (a) ESD North East Area (comprising the employment districts of Newcastle, Northumberland, South Durham, South Tyne, Teeside and Wearside) 30 (b) Durham County (comprising ESDs local employment office areas falling wholly within the county) *7 (c) Bishop Auckland constituency (comprising ESDs employment office and areas of Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle and Newton Aycliffe) 2 * One is based in Tyne and Wear.