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Departmental Manpower

Home Department written question – answered on 10th January 2008.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Shadow Minister (Olympics and London), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Olympics and London)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many and what proportion of posts in her Department have been recategorised from back office to frontline posts as classified by the Gershon efficiency review in each year since 2004.

Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Minister of State (Regional Affairs) (West Midlands), Minister of State (Home Office) (Borders and Immigration)

The Home Office is committed to achieving work force reductions of 2,327 posts by the end of 2007-08. This is a net target and no posts will be reallocated to the frontline as part of it.

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