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(1) how many non-uniformed staff in each police authority area have been (a) made redundant, (b) required to reapply for their position and (c) asked to retrain for posts formerly undertaken by uniformed officers in the last 12 months;
(2) what the cost of redundancies was in each police authority area in 2010-11; and what estimate she has made of the likely costs in 2011-12;
(3) what estimate she has made of the cost of managing changes to contracts of non-uniformed staff in respect of (a) redeployment, (b) retraining, (c) interviewing and (d) redundancy in each police authority area.
The management of policing resources—including the numbers of police staff employed and the associated costs—is a matter for individual chief constables and their police authorities.
Information on the number of dismissals and voluntary resignations of police staff (excluding police community support officers and designated officers) by police force area as at
Information on the costs of managing changes to contracts for non-uniformed staff, or redundancy costs is not collected centrally. Redundancy (and other) costs are included within the CIPFA Police Service Statistics publication, available via
www.cipfastats.net although police forces do not report this information separately from some other areas of expenditure. No estimate of any future costs of redundancies in each police authority area has been made centrally, since this is a matter for individual chief constables and their police authorities.
|N umber of dismissals and voluntary resignations of police staff (excluding police community support officers and designated officers), by police force area, as at 31 March 2010 (1)|
|Avon and Somerset||7||93|
|Devon and Cornwall||6||71|
|London, City of||0||16|
|(1) This table contains full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. Because of rounding, there may be an apparent discrepancy between totals and the sums of the constituent items.|