§ Mr. Allen
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what plans he has to move jobs in his Department to locations in the Nottingham, North constituency; and if he will make it his policy to inform the hon. Member for Nottingham, North of any developments.
§ Mr. Peter Lloyd
For our plans for relocating some work from sone London local social security offices I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to my hon. Friend the Member for Epping Forest (Mr. Norris) on 16 January, at columns44–45.
A team of officials are considering options for moving some headquarters work out of London and are investigating all possible locations which will allow us to improve efficiency. We shall make a full announcement of our conclusions in due course.