HC Deb 11 November 1981 vol 12 c90W
133. Sir Nicholas Bonsor

asked the Secretary of State for Transport what has been the total public service obligation grant to the British Railways Board, in constant prices, since 1975; and how this has compared with the cash ceiling imposed since 1976.

Mr. David Howell

The information requested is shown in the table below:

Mr. Pattie

In the course of running down to the approved overall manpower target for 1 April 1982, about 10 vacancies for industrial staff are likely to occur at the QAD (Ordnance) in Woolwich. It is not possible to distinguish between skilled and unskilled at this stage.