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Departmental Manpower

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 16 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many staff of his Department were in its redeployment pool on 1 (a) January, (b) April, (c) July and (d) October 2009. (306713)

All staff seeking redeployment are gainfully employed and undertaking roles within the Ministry. They are engaged in work contributing to the delivery of public services, including core frontline activities, policy and project work and other operational roles. The number of staff who were actively seeking permanent redeployment are shown in the following table:

Reporting month

Total number of staff actively seeking permanent redeployment1

January 2009


April 2009


July 2009


October 2009


1 The figures above comprise both full-time and part-time staff

2 The data provided for 1 January and 1 April 2009, excludes redeployees from the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) because during this period there was at the time no system in place for recording such staff.