HC Deb 12 July 1982 vol 27 cc299-300W
Mr. Latham

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will bring up to date as of 1 April 1982 the detailed information about staff of the Property Services Agency, including surveyors and building workers, given by the hon. Member for Hampstead (Mr. Finsberg) in his reply to the hon. Member for Melton on 15 April 1981, Official Report, c. 205.

Sir George Young

On 1 April 1982 the number of staff in post was 31,512, comprising 16,751 non-industrial and 14,761 industrial staff. These figures include 1,358 staff wholly employed on work for United States forces. The numbers of staff in each of the main non-industrial staff groups are shown in the following table.

Chief Executive 1
Deputy Secretary 3
Under Secretary 14
Executive Directors 9

Administration Group
Assistant Secretary 21
Senior Principal 22
Principal 76
Senior Executive Officer 181
Higher Executive Officer 453
HEO(A) and Administration Trainee 1
Executive Officer 1,086
Clerical Officer 2,472
Clerical Assistant 802
Professional and Technology Grades
Directing Grade 32
Superintending Grade 146
Principal Professional and Technology Officer (PPTO) 545
PTO I 1,902
PTO II 2,421
PTO III 2,967
PTO IV 1,288
Other Technical and Drawing Office Grades (including Students) 494
Science Grades 3
Typing Grades 789
Office Keeper, Paperkeeper and Messengerial Grades 430
All other grades 593

The other information requested is as follows:

(a) Quantity Surveyors 412
(b) Quantity Surveying Assistants 390
(c) Chartered Surveyors 740
(d) Non-chartered Surveyors 174
(e) Industrial workers employed on Works Services 13,264

Mr. Latham

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what was the total number of dwellings completed by the Property Services Agency in 1981; what is the programme for 1982; and what allowance has been, or is being, made in that programme for construction of service quarters or reconstruction of damaged houses in the Falkland Islands.

Sir George Young

[pursuant to his reply, 8 July 1982, c. 208]: The PSA completed 155 dwellings in 1981 and expects to complete 230 in 1982.

Arrangements for accommodating Service personnel on the Falkland Islands are a matter for the Secretary of State for Defence.