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Revenue and Customs: Northern Ireland

Volume 697: debated on Monday 10 December 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many people in Northern Ireland were employed by HM Revenue and Customs on 1 January each year since 2000. [HL626]

HM Revenue and Customs (the Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise before April 2005) employed the following numbers of people in Northern Ireland at the dates shown in the table below. Staff numbers at 1 January are not available before 2003, so figures for 1 April have been provided.

1 April 2000

2,078

1 April 2001

2,129

1 April 2002

2,164

1 January 2003

2,341

1 January 2004

2,595

1 January 2005

2,724

1 January 2006

2,551

1 January 2007

2,518