HC Deb 23 April 1986 vol 96 c153W
Mr. Arnold

asked the Paymaster General if he will list the responsibilities of each of the deputy secretaries in his Department and the number and ranks of staff reporting to each.

Mr. Lang

The information at 1 April 1986 is as follows:

Deputy Secretary: Inner cities initiative, small firms and tourism, manpower policy, economic and social division and European Community Business. Three grade 3, one grade 4, 15 grade 5 and 447 other staff.

Deputy Secretary: International employment issues and labour attaché service, health and safety, industrial relations, unemployment benefit service, statistics division and information division. Four grade 3, one grade 4, 12 grade 5 and 28,208 other staff.

Deputy Secretary: Solicitors Office Four grade 5, and 25 other staff.