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Revenue and Customs: Southend on Sea

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 13 January 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people were employed at HM Revenue and Customs offices in Southend in each of the last five years. (243667)

The staff in post in Southend on Sea at 1 April for HMRC (and, for 2004 and 2005, the total of staff in HM Customs and Excise and the Inland Revenue) is shown in the following table.

As at 1 April:

Headcount

Full time equivalent

2004

2,491

n/a

2005

2,463

2271.4

2006

2,161

1999.83

2007

2,051

1887.9

2008

1,947

1781.76

These figures do not include staff in the offices at Basildon, Rayleigh or Shoeburyness.