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Departmental Recruitment

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (1) how many job vacancies in his Department and its agencies were filled through using external recruitment in the last year for which figures are available; (315213)

(2) how many job vacancies in his Department and its agencies were filled through external recruitment in the last year for which figures are available.

Six vacancies were filled by DCMS through external recruitment during 2009. Our agency the Royal Parks have filled 14 jobs through external recruitment.

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how much his Department and its agencies spent on external recruitment consultants in the last 12 months. (315214)

In the last 12 months neither DCMS nor the Royal Parks have used recruitment consultants for external recruitments.