§ Mr. French
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give, in terms of the number of employees, the turnover of staff in the Inland Revenue for the most recent year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Norman Lamont
During the year to 31 March 1988, 7,050 staff left, of whom 2,340 retired. This is slightly over 10 per cent. of the total staff in post at 1 April 1987.