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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th December 1980.

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Photo of Mr Paul Channon Mr Paul Channon , Southend West 12:00 am, 10th December 1980

I should be misleading the House and the hon. Gentleman if I were to say that we would reopen the question of dispersal. That was the subject of a review last year, when a considered statement was made. The Government will stick to their decisions. We intend to continue with the dispersal of the same numbers and the same posts to the same locations that we announced. I cannot today announce a further review.