HC Deb 28 November 1983 vol 49 c384W
Mrs. Rumbold

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what were the manpower levels in his Department in June 1983; and what are his plans for those levels in June 1984.

Mr. Jopling

Staff in post at the nearest date for the quarterly manpower count was 11,925 at 1 July 1983. The manpower figures planned for 1984–85 are 11,493 at 1 April 1984 and 11,450 at 1 April 1985; no specific figure is planned for June 1984.