To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics, Media and Sport
(1) how many people have been (a) recruited to and (b) made redundant from (i) his Department and (ii) each non-departmental body for which he is responsible since May 2010;
(2) how much (a) his Department and (b) each non-departmental body for which he is responsible has spent on redundancies since May 2010.
Since May 2010, this Department has recruited six members of staff, all on fixed term contracts. In the final quarter of 2010-11 the Department ran a voluntary redundancy scheme for all staff under the new Civil Service Compensation Scheme and 44 members of staff have left as at
The Department does not hold this information for each arm's length body for which it is responsible and I have asked the chief executive of each one to write directly to my right hon. Friend. Copies of these letters will be placed in the Library of both Houses.