HC Deb 03 March 1987 vol 111 c549W
Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

asked the Minister for the Civil Service what are the total cumulative savings arising as a result of the Rayner reviews to date.

Mr. Luce

Cumulative savings of around £1 billion have been made since 1979 as a result of efficiency scrutinies. Currently, savings are running at some £300 million a year with further annual savings of about £100 million in the pipeline.

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