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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13th June 1988.

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Photo of Dr John Marek Dr John Marek , Wrexham 12:00 am, 13th June 1988

Has there been a shortfall in the Government's plans for direct entry at grade 7 and above? If so, has the shortfall anything to do with the low rates of pay in the Civil Service? Irrespective of that aspect, are there sufficient civil servants at senior executive officer level ready for promotion to principal?