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Departments: Surveys

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if he will place in the Library copies of his Department’s employee surveys for (a) 2006 and (b) 2007. (142029)

Staff surveys are valuable tools used by Departments to help them improve performance. The results of the 2005 DEFRA survey are available on the civil service website at:

http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/management/statistics/news/staff_survey/index.asp

DEFRA’s approach has been to undertake a full staff survey every 18 months. As such, the most recent published results are for 2005. A new staff survey is planned for June 2007 and these results will be published on the civil service website once the full analysis of data has taken place.