Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Staff (Birkenhead) on 8th July 1986.
Mr. Frank Field Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the number of staff in each of the Birkenhead offices of his Department; if he will distinguish between the complement of staff allowed and the number of staff actually in post; and if he will make a statement on what changes he plans in the size of the staff over the coming year.
Mr. Major The number of staff allocated, and the number of staff in post, on 1 July 1986 for each of the Birkenhead offices is as follows: (ILO = Integrated Local Office]
Office | Staff Allocation | Staff in Post
Birkenhead (North) ILO | 202 | *191
Birkenhead (South) ILO | 126 | 126.5
* 200 anticipated by 1st August.
There are no current plans to change the number of staff allocated to these offices over the coming year.