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Departments: Redundancy

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 6th June 2007.

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Photo of Justine Greening Justine Greening Vice-Chair (Youth), Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many people in his Department and its predecessor who participated in (a) involuntary and (b) voluntary staff exit schemes in each year since 1997-98 were paid between (i) £0 to £25,000, (ii) £25,001 to £50,000, (iii) £50,001 to £75,000, (iv) £75,001 to £100,000 and (v) over £100,000; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Barry Gardiner Barry Gardiner Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Biodiversity, Landscape and Rural Affairs)

For financial year 2006-07, the relevant numbers were:

Staff exits from DEFRA during FY 2006-07
Number Amount
(a) involuntary 16 (i) £0 to £25,000
(a) involuntary 5 (ii) £25,001 to £50,000
(a) involuntary 1 (iii) £50,001 to £75,000
(b) voluntary 53 (i) £0 to £25,000
(b) voluntary 37 (ii) £25,001 to £50,000
(b) voluntary 40 (iii) £50,001 to £75,000
(b) voluntary 28 (iv) £75,001 to £100,000
(b) voluntary 39 (v) over £100,000
Total 219

To provide relevant data prior to financial year 2006-07 would incur disproportionate cost.

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