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HM Revenue and Customs

Treasury written question – answered on 16th January 2007.

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Photo of Jim McGovern Jim McGovern Labour, Dundee West

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many staff have left HM Revenue and Customs under (a) Compulsory Early Retirement, (b) Flexible Early Retirement and (c) Approved Early Retirement since its formation in each of the last five years, broken down by grade.

Photo of Dawn Primarolo Dawn Primarolo Paymaster General (HM Treasury)

The only early retirement scheme that has been in operation since the formation of HM Revenue and Customs is Approved Early Retirement. No staff have left under Compulsory Early Retirement or Flexible Early Retirement. The number of people who have retired under the scheme is 3,187. The breakdown by grade is given in the following table:

Grade Number
Administrative Assistant 236
Assistant Officer 465
Officer 1,003
Higher Officer 695
Senior Officer 399
Grade 7 213
Grade 6 138
Senior Civil Service 38
Total 3,187

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