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Departments: Secondment

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many staff are seconded to his Department from outside Government; from which outside body each has been seconded; and what the length is of each secondment. (157836)

The Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) welcome opportunities to promote and exchange best practice with organisations outside Government by way of secondment.

There are currently 25 secondees working with BERR. The attached table lists the names of organisations and length of secondment as requested.

BERR: Inward secondees from non-Government organisations

Length of contract

Employer

Months

1 year

2 years

3 years

4 years

Corus Rail

2

Black and Veatch

1

Cassella CEL Ltd

1

PWC

1

Assoc Independent Music

1

AMEC

2

Thomas Miller

2

Royal Bank Scotland

2

AMEC

2

PWC

2

AEA Technology Plc

4

Thales Avionics

2

Credit Suisse

2

PWC

1.5

Deloitte

1.5

Deloitte

6

Lazard

Ernst and Young

1.5

E.ON

1

Ernst and Young

1

Scottish Power

1

Scottish and Southern Energy

1

National Grid

2

UK Petroleum Industry Association

2

National Grid

3.5