HC Deb 05 February 1998 vol 305 cc774-5W
Mr. Duncan

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list by grade the number of officials in his Department at grade 3 or above who have(a) taken early retirement, (b) taken official leave, (c) been dismissed, (d) changed jobs within the Department, (e) moved to another Department and (f) been offered and rejected an alternative position (i) within the Department and (ii) in another Department since 1 May. [27454]

Mr. Boateng

Since 1 May 1997, at Grade 3 equivalent or above in the Department, 1 Grade 1 and 2 Grade 3 equivalents have taken early retirement; records of annual leave are not kept centrally; none have been dismissed; none have changed jobs within the Department; 1 Grade 2 equivalent has moved to another department on promotion; and none have been offered and rejected alternative positions either within the Department of Health or other departments.