Departments: Manpower

Home Department written question – answered on 27th June 2007.

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Photo of David Simpson David Simpson Shadow Spokesperson (Education), Shadow Spokesperson (International Development), Shadow Spokesperson (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people granted (a) temporary part-time, (b) temporary full-time, (c) permanent part-time and (d) permanent full-time contracts of employment in his Department in each of the last three years were (i) male, (ii) female, (iii) registered disabled and (iv) aged 55 years or over.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Minister of State (Home Office) (Immigration and Asylum)

The available information is set out in the following tables.

Figures given are for FTE staff joining in the preceding year, who on the 31 March, were in post in the categories shown. In some cases movement between other Government Departments or other categories of employment other than recruitment may be included. It is not possible to exclude these except at disproportionate cost.

Central Home Office including Border and Immigration Agency( 1)
Temporary Permanent
2006-07( 2) (a) part-time (b) , full-time (c ) part-time (d ) full- time
(i) male 24 146 35 948
(ii) female 48 157 125 957
(iii) disabled(3) 0 1-4(4) 1-4 10
(iv) aged 55 years or over. 6 10 6 86
2005-06
(i) male 5 135 25 979
(ii) female 18 152 139 1062
[iii) disabled 0 0 1-4(4)
(iv) aged 55 years or over 9 21 156
2004-05
(i) male 10 108 38 1,012
(ii) female 16 341 113 980
(iii) disabled 0 1-4 1-4 39
(iv) aged 55 years or over 1-4 13 16 171
Notes:(1) Border and Immigration Agency moved to Agency status on 9 May 2007, previous to this it was Immigration and Nationality Directorate. (2) Figures have been taken from the Home Office personnel system Adelphi as at 31 March 2005, 2006, 2007. Non-active staff have been excluded. Temporary staff here excludes agency workers and contractors. (3) The Home Office does not store disability information on the basis of 'registered disability' figures are for self-declared disabled status. (4) Where staff numbers are less than five, it is not Home Office policy to disclose them.
Prison Service
Temporary Permanent
2006-07 (a) part-time (b) full-time (c) part-time (d) full- time
(i) male 19 596 54 2,295
(ii) female 94 602 234 1,871
(iii) disabled(3) 4 20 9 55
(iv) aged 55 years or over. 15 107 45 222
2005-06
(i) male 19 658 54 2,197
(ii) female 103 582 214 1,833
(iii) disabled 2 20 5 40
(iv) aged 55 years or over 17 82 44 192
2004-05
9i) male 18 571 50 2,222
(ii) female 80 462 306 1,947
(iii) disabled 0 12 8 64
(iv) aged 55 years or over 12 68 54 210
(1) The Home Office does not store disability information on the basis of 'registered disability' figures are for self-declared disabled status.

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