To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families pursuant to the answer of 16 March 2010, Official Report, column 734W, on departmental temporary employment, what the total amount spent on employing temporary staff was in each of the last three years.
The Department was created on
Total spend with the agencies:
April 2009 to December 2010-£2.0 million
For a small number of specialist temporary staff and interim managers the Department has used other agencies but information on this could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.