holding answer 26 January 2007
Information on redundancies in the three months to September 2006 was not collected centrally.
Information on the number of staff made redundant in each primary care trust (PCT) in the six months up to 30 September 2006 was placed in the Library on 8 November 2006.
The number of redundancies in each primary care trust in the nine months up to 31 December 2006 has been placed in the Library. In total 77 per cent. of redundancies in PCTs were non-clinical staff.
The Department does not collect centrally the number of staff are who are given early retirement.