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Departmental Staff

Volume 82: debated on Wednesday 10 July 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what manpower reductions his Department has achieved in 1984–85.

The number of staff in the Department has increased from 12,582 on April 1 1984 to 12,620 on April 1 1985. This net figure reflects a number of structural changes involving transfer of work into and out of the Department; staff savings from increased efficiency, general streamlining and contracting out of services; and increases in staff to deal with increased workload at the Companies Registration Office, and elsewhere.