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Border and Immigration Agency: Manpower

Volume 475: debated on Tuesday 29 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many (a) staff and (b) immigration officers are to be employed in the UK Border Agency in 2008-09. (199147)

The number of staff employed by the former Borders and Immigration Agency was 18,246 at the end of February 2008. On 1 April 2008, 2,303 staff transferred from. UK Visas. More than 4,000 further staff are expected to join UKBA from HM Revenue and Customs and the final staff total is expected to be around 25,000.