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Departmental Disciplinary Proceedings

Volume 479: debated on Monday 1 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many staff in his Department and its agencies have been (a) dismissed and (b) disciplined for their conduct in the last two years. (217414)

The following table shows the number of Ministry of Defence civilian employees who have been (a) dismissed in the last two financial years.

Headcount

Financial year

Number of MOD civilian employees dismissed1

2006-07

120

2007-08

100

1 Includes all non-industrial, industrial and trading fund MOD civilian personnel but excludes Royal Fleet Auxiliary and locally engaged civilian staff for whom no information on exit dismissals is available.

Note:

Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 10.

The following table shows the number of Ministry of Defence civilian employees who have been (b) disciplined for their conduct in the last two years. It includes all discipline and restoring efficiency cases; this can vary from poor attendance to excessive sick absence.

Financial year

Level 1

2006-071

2007-08

Open cases

21,030

New cases

2200

Closed cases

2140

1 Data for financial year 2006-07 are not available.

2 Numbers are provisional.

Note:

Data provided by PPPA.