HC Deb 20 May 1981 vol 5 cc108-9W
Mr. Foster

asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) what is the current total number of employees at the Manpower Services Commission employment services division in the general placing service;

(2) if he is satisfied that the staffing level proposed for the employment services division general placing service in the Manpower Services Commission for the years 1981 to 1985 is adequate to provide an efficient and cost-effective employment service to meet employers' and job seekers' needs; and if he will make a statement;

(3) what staff savings are currently proposed in the general placing service staff at the employment services division, Manpower Services Commission, for each year until 1985; and what staff savings were proposed in 1980 for that staff for each year until 1985.

Mr. Peter Morrison

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