§ Mr. Ingram
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the number and location of Civil Service posts above executive officer level which have been dispersed from London and the south-east of England to other areas of the United Kingdom since 1979 and the percentage this represents of the total number of posts above executive officer level.
§ Mr. Brooke
[holding answer 20 February 1989]The information is not held centrally in the form requested. The overall numbers for the grades above executive officer level in the home Civil Service at 1 January 1979 and April 1988 were as follows: