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Immigration and Nationality Directorate

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 4 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many employees of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate have (a) resigned and (b) been sacked in each of the last 36 months. (76192)

The following data provide the numbers of employees who have left the Immigration and Nationality Directorate in each year. Reliable data on leavers broken down by month or prior to January 2004 can be provided only at disproportionate cost to the Department excluding dismissals.

Leavers1

20062

998

2005

2,717

2004

1,176

1 Data include all leavers including resignations, retirements, end of contract etc. and will include agency staff, many of whom will leave at the end of their contract and possibly re-join the organisation. 2 Data from 1 January 2006 to 18 June 2006.

Number of employees of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate who have been dismissed1 in each month from January 2005 to May 20062

Dismissals

2006

May

10

April

7

March

3

February

8

January

8

2005

December

8

November

4

October

4

September

5

August

6

July

6

June

9

May

10

April

6

March

12

February

7

January

14

1 The data for dismissals include all dismissals for misconduct, poor performance, and poor attendance. 2 Reliable data on dismissals prior to January 2005 can be provided only at disproportionate cost to the Department.