asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many men or women at each prison in Northern Ireland have been certified under the Mental Health Acts and are waiting for accommodation in a psychiatric hospital.
There are no such prisoners in Northern Ireland.
Northern Ireland Civil Service. There may, however, be a contraction over the next few years with the introduction of work measured incentive bonus schemes.
Some 200 temporary jobs provided by the Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland) on minor roads works under the urban and rural improvement scheme will be phased out in 1980–81 and 1981–82. With a diminishing scope for worthwhile schemes, some 1,300 temporary jobs provided by the Department of Agriculture in drainage, forestry and fisheries under the urban and rural imrovement scheme will also be phased out by the end of 1980–81. There has been full consultation with the trade unions concerned.
I have no other proposals at present relating to the industrial labour force, although the search for greater economy and efficiency in the Northern Ireland Civil Service will continue.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many industrial workers are employed by each Govenrment Department in Northern Ireland; and, in each instance, how many are covered by an incentive bonus scheme.
The information for the Government Departments in Northern Ireland for which I am responsible is as follows: