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Revenue and Customs: Manpower

Volume 506: debated on Monday 1 March 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many (a) staff and (b) consultants were employed in each business unit of HM Revenue and Customs in (i) 2006, (ii) 2007 and (iii) 2008. (313938)

The information requested is in the following table.

HM Revenue and Customs' reorganisation of its business units and transfers of staff and responsibilities between units means that staff numbers over a period may not be directly comparable.

200620072008

Directorate

Headcount

Full-time equivalent

Headcount

Full-time equivalent

Headcount

Full-time equivalent

Adjudicator's Office

40

39.33

42

41.42

41

40.44

Anti-Avoidance Group

117

114.33

110

107.04

116

112.30

Benefits and Credits

67

65.52

100

98.33

Benefits and Credits—Delivery

7,100

6,361.97

Benefits and Credits—Product and Process

104

102.49

Business

89

86.85

214

207.01

225

218.09

Central Compliance

31

31.00

40

39.64

304

292.18

Central Policy

207

200.77

164

157.40

159

152.66

Charity, Assets and Residence

2,017

1,902.01

1,952

1,832.91

1,899

1,775.18

Commercial Directorate

148

141.79

163

156.06

136

130.20

Communications and Marketing

180

174.56

190

184.14

233

224.68

Corporate Shared Services

1,675

1,566.74

Corporation Tax and VAT

323

309.53

335

322.03

345

329.98

Criminal Investigation

1,635

1,600.51

1,860

1,817.53

1,856

1,810.45

Customer Contact

11,507

10,664.37

13,217

12,294.18

12,586

11,766.70

Customs and International

283

271.60

296

284.86

310

297.27

Debt Management and Banking

10,304

9,316.74

9,668

8,683.12

8,777

7,874.11

Departmental Transformation Programme and Capability Review

58

56.44

Detection

4,445

4,335.50

4,633

4,513.80

4,586

4,459.87

Estates and Support Services

3,361

3,186.55

2,852

2,687.78

2,249

2,125.79

Excise and Stamp Taxes

335

322.06

289

275.96

Excise, Stamp and Money Businesses

319

305.01

Finance

423

395.02

Finance and Internal Audit

1,167

1,081.92

1,015

930.58

Governance and Security

225

217.85

HR and Learning

2,139

2,021.16

1,827

1,728.32

Individuals

87

85.52

Individuals Customer Unit

30

29.34

39

38.53

Information Management Solutions

1,997

1,912.13

1,743

1,678.96

1,499

1,443.98

Internal Audit

149

145.40

Knowledge, Analysis and intelligence

718

688.00

642

612.88

581

552^88

Large Business Service

1,875

1,826.31

1,814

1,759.79

1,761

1,704.02

Legal and Governance

422

404.90

529

507.68

Local Compliance

17,807

16,777.31

16,062

15,089.48

15,429

14,461.50

National Processing

12,369

10,839.48

10,991

9,713.55

National Teams and Special Civil Investigations

2,937

2,790.52

3,713

3,531.57

2,024

1,948.15

Organisational Development

61

59.11

46

44.81

Pacesetter

15

14.75

PAYE and SA Processing

19,134

16,967.30

17,205

15,100.49

20,781

18,228.92

PAYE, SA and NIC

334

323.86

388

373.17

350

335.65

People Function

286

274.88

Risk and Intelligence

4,569

4,318.36

4,296

4,049.72

3,833

3,598.25

Security and Business Continuity

77

73.31

71

67.81

Solicitor's Office

387

367.01

Strategy Unit

9

9.00

4

4.00

Workforce Change

53

51.51

Total

100,734

92,885.05

96,510

88,934.55

90,961

83,827.84

Information on the number of individual consultants employed is not held centrally by the Department and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.