§ Mr. Dobson
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what has been the percentage change in full-time equivalent manpower between March 1979 and June 1983 in (a) the Greater London council, (b) Berkshire, (c) Buckinghamshire, (d) east Sussex and (e) west Sussex.
§ Mr. Waldegrave
Figures for the changes in full-time equivalents between March 1979 and June 1983 are not available centrally. However figures taken from the joint manpower watch show the following changes in total staff (full-time plus part-time) over the period.
Local Authority Percentage change Greater London Council -22.9 Berkshire -9.4
Local Authority Percentage change Buckinghamshire +2.5 East Sussex -10.9 West Sussex -8.3