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Carlisle And Cumbria

Volume 987: debated on Thursday 3 July 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the number of redundancies likely in his Department in Carlisle and Cumbria, respectively, as a result of the implementation of the Government's policy of reducing the number of civil servants.

[pursuant to his reply, 30 June 1980, c. 402]: Plans to implement the reductions in the Inland Revenue and Her Majesty's Customs and Excise required by the Government's policy of reducing the number of civil servants are not yet complete; but the savings will be secured by natural wastage to the greatest possible extent. Neither the Treasury nor the Department for National Savings has offices in Carlisle and Cumbria.