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Inland Revenue (Staff)

Volume 84: debated on Wednesday 30 October 1985

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the approximate proportions, for each Inland Revenue region, of tax officers higher grade with (a) less than one year's experience, (b) between one and five years' experience and (c) more than five years' experience; and if he will make a statement.

The information requested is as follows:

Tax officers higher grade per cent.
Less than 1 year1ยท5 yearsMore than 5 years
Head Office31384
London North164440
London East184141
London South184141
London West173647
North151768
South Yorkshire152560
Eastern Counties192853
South East193051
South West112861
West Midlands192556
Greater Manchester131869
North West122662
Wales92170
Scotland132859
Northern Ireland183349
TOTAL152659

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the approximate proportions, for each Inland Revenue region, of tax officers with (a) less than one year's experience, (b) between one and five years' experience, (c) more than five years' experience; and if he will make a statement.

The information requested is as follows:

Tax Officers
per cent.
Less than one yearOne to five yearsMore than five years
Head office32572
London North193051
London East153550
London South243442
London West203347
North171964
South Yorkshire142462
Eastern counties173449
South East283141
South West192853
West Midlands182359
Greater Manchester102169
North West112564
Wales23464
Scotland192655
Northern Ireland102367
Total162757

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a list showing, for Inland Revenue staffing in each of the last three years (a) the average number of inspectors of taxes, (b) the number of recruitments and promotions to inspector of taxes, (c) the number of retirements of inspectors of taxes and (d) the number of resignations of inspectors of taxes.

The information requested is as follows:

Year to 31 March
198319841985
a. The average number of inspectors of taxes6,3786,4026,425
b. The number of recruitments and promotions to inspector of taxes558662731
c. The number of retirements of inspectors of taxes279224257
d. The number of resignations of inspectors of taxes5370170

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a list showing, for Inland Revenue staffing in each of the last three years (a) the average number of tax officers higher grade, (b) the number of recruitments and promotion to tax officer higher grade, (c) the number of retirements of tax officers higher grade and (d) the number of resignations of tax officers higher grade.

The information requested is as follows:

Year to 31 March
198319841985
a. The average number of tax officers higher grade9,6709,84610,309
b. The number of recruitments and promotions to tax officer higher grade7719461,339
c. The number of retirements of tax officer higher grade188245175
d. The number of resignations of tax officer higher grade209238270

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish a list showing, for Inland Revenue staffing in each of the last three years (a) the average number of tax officers, (b) the number of recruitments and promotions to the tax officer grade, (c) the number of retirements from the tax officer grade and (d) the number of resignations from the tax officer grade.

The information requested is as follows:

Year to 31 March
198319841985
a. The average number of tax officers15,75515,11114,240
b. The number of recruitments and promotions to tax officer1,3955642,030
c. The number of retirements of tax officers236434282
d. The number of resignations of tax officers831870886