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Departmental Temporary Employment

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which companies were used by his Department for providing temporary staff in each of the last five years; and what the value of contracts with each such company was in each of those years. (229080)

HM Treasury has used the following companies to provide temporary staff since 2004-05. The table shows the total spend each year with each company.

£

Financial year

Supplier

2004-05

2005-06

2006-07

2007-08

Brook Street

105,144

231,994

333,340

105,435

Huntress

43,915

57,241

49,910

27,071

Kelly Services

123,254

Office Angels

18,521

19,271

38,182

OSR

9,352

Reed

3,131

53,073

Total

167,580

311,637

421,432

318,185

As a result of the introduction of a new accounting system, details of companies used prior to 2004-05 could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

OGC have used the following companies to provide temporary staff since 2006-07. The table shows the total spend each year with each company.

£

Financial year

Supplier

2006-07

2007-08

Reed Employment

94,273

41,348

Reed Personnel

51,457

46,362

Brook Street

38,986

1,111

Carlisle Staffing

132,553

27,004

Addeco

79,503

Manpower

33,784

Select Appointments PLC

36,985

Kelly Services

96,593

As a result of the introduction of a new accounting system, details of companies used prior to 2006-07 could be provided only at disproportionate cost.