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Local Offices (Staffing)

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 15 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the annual turnover of staff, by grade, for each year since 1979, for (a) Highgate, (b) Finsbury Park and (c) Dalston offices of his Department.

The Department does not have a Dalston local office.The following tables give the total number of staff, in each grade, leaving the Highgate, Finsbury Park and Hoxton local offices of the Department, for all reasons, during the period 1 October 1985 to 31 October 1987.The information requested is not available prior to 1 October 1985.

GradeNumber of staff leaving local office
1 October 1985 to 31 December 1985January 1986 to December 1986January 1987 to December 1987
(a) Highgate Local Office
LOI199
LOII32632
AA1116
Typist3
Other254
Total5461
(b) Finsbury Park Local Office
LOI1234
Grade1979198019811984198519861987
Finsbury park ILO
Principal1110111
SEO1211111
HEO97688106
LO144433742485252·5
LO28292848310093·5107
AA30322831313650
Typist2·53·53·54444
Security Guard1210000
Messenger4344345
Total174·5185·5165·5173196201·5226·5
Highgate ILO
Principal1111111
SEO2221111
HEO91087879
LO1525756504949·556·5
LO210294949910698·5103·5
AA35413936383539·5
Typist3345556
Security Guard1225434
Messenger4443555
Total209214210207217205225·5
Hoxlon ILO
Principal1111111

Grade

Number of staff leaving local office

1 October 1985 to 31 December 1985

January 1986 to December 1986

January 1987 to December 1987

LOII4010
AA1144
Typist11
Other34
Total8123

(c)Hoxton Local Office

LOI383
LOII41919
AA1714
Typist1
Other233
Total104739

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services what are the staffing levels, by grade, of his Department's offices at (a) Finsbury Park, (b) Highgate and (c) Dalston for June in each year since 1979.

There is no social security local office at Dalston. Information is provided for those offices serving the hon. Member's constituency which are Finsbury Park, Highgate and Hoxton. Records of staffing levels for 1982 and 1983 are unavailable as they have been destroyed by fire. For the remaining years since 1979 the numbers of staff in post at these offices as at 1 June are as follows:

Grade

1979

1980

1981

1984

1985

1986

1987

SEO1110000
HEO6666667
LOI35353737353440
LO259696565667162
AA24232426262430
Typist4344344
Security Guard1222222
Messenger2123333
Total133141142144142145149

Abbreviations:

ILO—Integrated Local Office.

SEO—Senior Executive Officer.

HEO—Higher Executive Officer.

LO1—Local Officer 1.

L02—Local Officer 2.

AA—Administrative Assistant.