§ Mr. Wilson
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will list the anticipated reductions in his Department's staff numbers by local offices in Scotland due to implementation of new technology and operational strategy.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
The staffing reductions flowing from the implementation of operational strategy in local offices in Scotland are currently expected to be, 1,193 posts between 1 April 1989 and 31 March 1992. Local office by office savings are not available centrally.