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Departmental Marketing

Volume 497: debated on Tuesday 13 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to the answer of 14 November 2008, Official Report, column 2234W, on departmental marketing, how many staff in his Department are responsible for branding activity; and what the cost of employing such staff was in 2008-09. (290212)

The number of staff responsible for branding and the total cost of employment for the financial year 2008-09 are detailed in the following table:

Number of staff employed

Total cost (£)

Home Office



UK Border Agency (UKBA)



Identity and Passport Service (IPS)



This work equates to:

4 hours per week at SIO grade within the Home Office

one day per week at EO grade for UKBA

one day per week at SEO grade for IPS.