(1) how many detainees are expected at the centre in (a) the first month, (b) the second month and (c) subsequently for the next four months; and if he will make a statement;
(2) how many contractors' personnel there are, broken down by occupation;
(3) how many of his Department's personnel are employed at the centre, broken down by occupation; and what were their respective dates of first employment at the centre.
The following identifies the numbers of contractors personnel broken down by occupation:
|Construction Related Trades:|
|Mechanical, electrical and public health engineers||73|
|General Construction Trades (Joiners, painters and decorators, flooring specialists, furniture installers)||141|
|External Works—landscaping, road repairs||22|
|Detention Custody Officers||263|
|Catering and cleaning services||77|
The centre has an agreed incremental build up rate for detainees in the first four months, leading to operational capacity, as follows:
Month 1: 185
Month 2: 206
Month 3: 239
Month 4: 270.
Following this the centre will be capable of holding up to 900 detainees at any one time.
The following Home Office Staff are employed at the centre:
Immigration Service Operational Staff: 16
Administrative Support Grades: 7.
The dates of first employment for departmental personnel cannot be given as information regarding individual employees is confidential.