asked Her Majesty's Government:
In the case of the Ministry of Justice, how many (a) voluntary and (b) compulsory redundancies have been taken to date as a result of the Gershon review; what is the total departmental bill for each type of redundancy; and what is the natural wastage during the Gershon period to date for the department.
There have been no compulsory redundancies as a result of the Gershon review. The cost of voluntary redundancies since April 2006 is £11,627,166. This cost relates to 124 departures from the former Department for Constitutional Affairs, which became part of the Ministry of Justice on
The natural turnover resulting from the Gershon review is 1,531. This number relates to former Department for Constitutional Affairs staff since April 2006 and NOMS, HMPS and OCJR staff since