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Regional Water Authorities

Volume 982: debated on Wednesday 2 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether reductions are being carried out in the administrative staff of the regional water authorities; and, if so, what the proportions are involved in those economies.

My right hon. Friend has emphasised to water authorities his concern that they should exercise strict economy in their use of manpower; the scope for reductions in staff of any category is a matter for each authority to keep under review.