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Departmental NDPBs

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 8th November 2011.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Conservative, Wimbledon

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many officials were (a) directly and (b) otherwise employed by non-departmental public bodies for which his Department is responsible (i) in 2000, (ii) in 2005, (iii) in 2007, (iv) in 2010 and (v) on the most recent date for which figures are available.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The figures of civil servants employed directly and otherwise within non-departmental public bodies for which this Department is responsible are shown in the following table:

Dates of information Total number of civil servants (in full-time equivalent)
Number of civil servants employed directly by NDPBs 31 March 2000 3,925.00
  31 March 2005 3,777.00
  31 March 2007 3,562.00
  31 March 2010 12,041.81
  30 September 2011 11,206.07
Number of civil servants otherwise employed by NDPBs, e.g. secondment, loan 31 March 2000 16.00
  31 March 2005 30.00
  31 March 2007 49.20
  31 March 2010 101.25
  30 September 2011 60.75

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