Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Departmental Staff – 25 April 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Departmental Staff on 25th April 1986.


Mr. Frank Field Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give a breakdown on the geographical deployment of the additional 5,000 staff which he recently announced.

Mr. Major [pursuant to his reply, 21 April 1986, c. 85]: The increased allocation of local office staff for the 1 April 1987 manpower target announced by my right hon. Friend on 7 March at column 322 will be distributed as follows:

Region | Number
North East | 559
Midlands | 847
London North | 858
London South | 1,004
Wales/South West | 442
North West | 661
Scotland | 804
Total | 5,175