§ Mr. Frank Field
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the number of staff in each of the Birkenhead offices of his Department; if he will distinguish between the complement of staff allowed and the number of staff actually in post; and if he will make a statement on what changes he plans in the size of the staff over the coming year.
§ Mr. Major
The number of staff allocated, and the number of staff in post, on 1 July 1986 for each of the Birkenhead offices is as follows:
Staff Allocation Staff in Post Birkenhead (North) ILO 202 *191 Birkenhead (South) ILO 126 126.5 Abbreviation: ILO—integrated local office. * 200 anticipated by 1st August.
There are no current plans to change the number of staff allocated to these offices over the coming year.