§ Mr. Ian McCartney
To ask the Secretary of State for the Transport how many redundancies occurred in his Department over the last 12 months; how many were voluntary; and what was the total sum spent on redundancy payments. 
§ Mr. Norris
[holding answer 14 July 1995]: During the period 1 April 1994 to 31 March 1995, there were 467 redundacies in the Departmental of Transport all of which were voluntary. The early departure costs met by the Departmental amounted to £,806,427.