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Departmental Manpower

Volume 468: debated on Thursday 29 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many civil servants in his Department (a) transferred to other Government Departments and (b) left the civil service in each of the last five years. (162737)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, my hon. Friend the Member for Wallasey (Angela Eagle) on 13 November 2007, Official Report, columns 203-07W.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many people aged (a) 30 to 39, (b) 40 to 49, (c) 50 to 59 and (d) 60 to 69 have (i) applied for jobs, (ii) received interviews and (iii) gained (A) temporary and (B) permanent jobs in his Department in 2007. (165110)

The Department does not hold age information on applicants or interviewees for temporary posts who are not appointed. We do not hold records on over-60s separately from those on over-50s. The following table presents the data available from existing records without disproportionate cost.

Age group

Applied

Interviewed

Appointed (to permanent posts)

Internal Recruitment

30-39

104

72

20

40-49

102

73

12

over 50

35

21

1

External Recruitment

30-39

9

2

0

40-49

5

2

0

over 50

4

2

1

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will place in the Library a copy of the organisational chart for staff in his Department. (165695)