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