§ Mr. Wm. Ross
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what, when the Northern Ireland Housing Executive was reorganised into its present regions, was the projected number of persons to be employed at 1 April; and what was the actual number in total and for each region.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
This is a matter for the Housing Executive but I am informed by the vice-chairman that reorganisation in the present regional structure commenced in 1978.
No projection was made of staff to be employed at 1 April 1981, but the reorganisation has been carried out within the overall staff ceilings approved by the Department of the Environment.
At 1 April 1981 the non-industrial staff in post in the Housing Executive was 3,209, and in each region as follows:
Belfast 677 North-East 340 North-West 388 South 333 South-East 357 West 209 Headquarters 905 Central Unit