HC Deb 10 June 1998 vol 313 cc576-7W
Mr. Wyatt

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions how many staff have been made redundant by Kent County Council as a result of the creation of the new Medway Unitary Authority in the year 1997–98; and how many will be made redundant in 1998–99. [44213]

Mr. Raynsford

[holding answer 8 June 1998]: I understand from Kent County Council that, as a result of local government reorganisation, 330 of their staff were made redundant in 1997–98 and fewer than 50 are expected to be made redundant in 1998–99.