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Departmental Manpower

Volume 502: debated on Monday 14 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many staff of his Department were in its redeployment pool on 1 (a) January, (b) April, (c) July and (d) October 2009. (306733)

The number of staff within the Home Office and its agencies that were in a redeployment network on 1 (a) January (b) April (c) July and (d) October 2009 is shown in table 1.

Staff that are in a redeployment network continue to undertake work for the Department while a new post is actively sought, either within the Home Office and its agencies, or in another Government Department.

Table 1: Home Office staff in a redeployment network

2009

Number of staff

Percentage of total Home Office work force

1 January

40

0.16

1 April

37

0.14

1 July

65

0.25

1 October

53

0.20