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Departments: Manpower

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 17 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many people were employed by his Department and its predecessor on 1 January in each of the last five years; and how many of these staff were (a) permanent employees, (b) temporary staff and (c) contractors. (158317)

The average number of people employed by the predecessor to the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, in each of the last five years, is as follows:

Civil servants permanent

Others

2002-03

4130

29

2003-04

3750

456

2004-05

3846.5

419

2005-06

3302.4

211.4

2006-07

3085.5

134