HC Deb 31 March 1995 vol 257 c836W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what assessment he has made of the impact of staffing shortages on the time taken to deal with(a) before and (b) after the appeal itself has been held; and if he will make a statement. [16501]

Mr. John M. Taylor

There are presently five vacant posts from a total complement of 220 administrative staff for all the tribunals run by my Department. These vacancies have not had a significant impact on the time taken to deal with cases either before or after an appeal hearing.

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