§ Mr. Mallon
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give details of the progress that has been made to date on proposals to decentralise work within the Northern Ireland Customs service.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
Her Majesty's Customs and Excise have decided to relocate certain administrative VAT work to a new unit, which will employ around 100 staff, at Newry in Northern Ireland. Operations are expected to commence in late 1992.