§ Mr. Corbyn
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many staff are currently employed at Finsbury Park and Highgate DSS offices; how many were employed in March 1990; how much of the work has been transferred to other offices in the past year; and if he will make a statement.
§ Miss Widdecombe
The numbers of staff employed in Finsbury Park and Highgate offices are as follows:
Finsbury Park Highgate 1 March 1990 191.5 202 1 April 1991 31.5 33
All work which did riot require face-to-face contact with the public has been relocated to the Euston district office and the Glasgow social security centre as was recommended in the Business of Service report, a copy of which is available in the Library.