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Departments: Redundancy

Volume 461: debated on Thursday 21 June 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many redundancies there were from his Department in (a) 2002-03 and (b) 2006-07; and what the total amount was of compensation payments made in each year. (137188)

There were no redundancies in the Treasury in 2002-03. The data for 2006-07 are as follows. The costs of compulsory early severance or early retirement are determined according to the Civil Service Compensation Scheme.

2006-07

£

Number of redundancies

Cost

3

462,439