The following information relates to surplus staff.
(a) No Northern Ireland Office (NIO) staff have been “managed out” in the last five years.
(b) In 2009, 16 staff were “in transition” prior to being managed out to the Youth Justice Agency. The transition window between notification and exit was eight months. Salary costs were approximately £350,000. Five per cent. of these staff were “in transition” for more than six months.