§ Mrs. Rumbold
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what were the manpower levels in his Department in June 1983; and what are his plans for those levels in June 1984.
§ Sir Keith Joseph
Staff in post at the nearest date for the quarterly manpower count was 2,345 at 1 July 1983. The manpower figures planned for 1984–85 are 2,402 at 1 April 1984 and 2,472 at 1 April 1985; no specific figure is planned for June 1984.