HC Deb 05 December 1989 vol 163 c136W
Mr. Wareing

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many jobs are likely to be lost as a result of the rationalisation of earth sciences, departments; where these are expected to occur; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Jackson

Nationally, the rationalisation exercise will result in the creation of some 45 new posts. Implementation is a matter for the Universities Funding Council, in collaboration with the institutions concerned.

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