HC Deb 26 January 1989 vol 145 c697W
Dr. Thomas

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will list those non-departmental public bodies responsible to his Department for which funding and staffing(a) have been reduced in 1988 and (b) are planned for reductions in 1989; and, for each case, if he will list the change in funding and staffing levels.

Mr. Parkinson

The reductions are as follows:

Reduction in staff numbers Financing (£ million)
1987–88 1988–891 1987–88 1988–891
Oil and Pipelines Agency 2 20 1.3
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 263 1,100 12.0
1 Estimated.


  1. 1. Figures are available for financial years only.
  2. 2. Staff reductions are based on staff employed at April 1987, April 1988 and an estimate of staff levels at April 1989.