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Midwives: Redundancy

Volume 481: debated on Tuesday 21 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many NHS midwives have received redundancy notices in the last two years. (228108)

The number of national health service midwives to receive compulsory redundancy notices in the last two years is shown in the following table:

Period

Total number of compulsory redundancies for midwives

Total number of compulsory redundancies (all groups)

2006-07

7

2,330

2007-08

1

2,223

2008-09 (quarter 1 only available)

0

232