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Equality and Human Rights Commission: Redundancy

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 23 October 2007

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality how many staff employed by (a) the Commission for Racial Equality, (b) the Disability Rights Commission and (c) the Equal Opportunities Commission were made redundant prior to the establishment of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. (157107)

No staff were made redundant from any of the legacy commissions. However, the three commissions ran voluntary severance schemes and the following numbers left the commissions: the CRE had 78 leavers, the DRC had 68 leavers and the EOC had 39 leavers.