asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will list the manpower savings for each Government Department which he expects to have been achieved by the end of the current year.
|PERMANENT STAFF IN POST|
|Department||1 April 1979||1 January 1980||Difference (+ or -)|
|Customs and Excise||28,771||27,429||-1,342|
|Department for National Savings||10,808||10,313||-495|
|Department of Employment Group||53,605||51,380||-2,225|
|DOE (excluding PSA)||12,358||11,753||-605|
|PSA (including Supplies Division)||40,095||37,444||-2,651|
|FCO (including ODA)||12,078||11,646||-432|
|Transport (including DVLD)||13,908||13,600||-308|
|Ministry of Defence||224,697||220,213||-4,484|
Note: Part-time staff have been counted as half units.
and from OECD papers on the aid programmes of the USSR and the Warsaw Pact countries, are as follows:
The table below shows the number of permanent staff in post in central Government Departments at 1 April 1979 and 1 January 1980, the latest date for which figures are available, and the changes during that period. Some small further reduction in numbers is possible in the remainder of the current financial year.