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Recruitment

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much (a) his Department and (b) its agencies spent on recruitment, search and selection agencies in each of the last five years. (68337)

Expenditure on recruitment for the past three financial years has been extracted from the Department’s finance system. Information for the other years requested is not readily available on a consistent basis and would be available only at disproportionate cost.

The following table shows the breakdown on recruitment, search and selection agencies by DTI and its agencies.

Financial year

Expenditure on recruitment, search and selection agencies (£000)

2003-04

1,427

2004-05

784

2005-06

1,009