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Information Officers

Volume 949: debated on Friday 12 May 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many information officers, excluding inquiry office and library staff, are employed in his Department, showing separately how many of these are employed in public relations and free media publicity, in art work and design, in photography, in film production, in the production of publications, and in liaison with advertising agencies.

There are 18 information officer group staff in headquarters and 16 other staff engaged in information work in headquarters and in the social security regions and the Scottish and Welsh central offices. Of the 34 staff, 26 are employed in public relations and free media publicity and 8 are employed in the combined activities of film production, the production of publications and liaison with advertising agencies. None is engaged in art work and design, or photography.