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Youth Justice Board : Manpower

Volume 495: debated on Monday 29 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many (a) staff and (b) consultants employed by the Youth Justice Board in each financial year since 2003-04 had security clearance at (i) counter-terrorist check, (ii) baseline check, (iii) security check and (iv) developed vetting level. (282002)

The following table shows the numbers and level of security clearance that Youth Justice Board staff (including full and part-time permanent staff, seconded and temporary workers) and consultants (which includes consultants used by the YJB and contractors who work for the YJB) had during each of the requested years.

Employee Type

Baseline Check

Enhanced Baseline Check

Counter Terrorist Check

Security Clearance

Developed Vetting

2003-04

Staff

42

56

2

0

2003-04

Consultants

16

0

0

0

2004-05

Staff

102

68

4

0

2004-05

Consultants

41

0

0

0

2005-06

Staff

122

71

6

0

2005-06

Consultants

42

0

0

0

2006-07

Staff

130

5

69

8

0

2006-07

Consultants

58

0

0

0

0

2007-08

Staff

100

68

84

9

0

2007-08

Consultants

58

40

0

0

0

2008-09

Staff

94

125

83

11

0

2008-09

Consultants

57

64

0

0

0

In 2008-09 28 staff also had Disclosure Scotland clearance.

Please note the figures for 2005-06 and 2006-07 are not fully verifiable so the figures provided are based on the best available data.