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Rescue Services: Manpower

Transport written question – answered on 24th November 2011.

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Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what changes in staffing levels have taken place at each coastguard station since May 2010.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport

The following tables show the difference in full-time equivalent (FTE) employed at each Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) in May 2010 and October 2011.

FTE
Organisation 1 May 2010 31 October 2011 Change
Aberdeen MRCC 29.00 25.50 -3.50
Belfast MRCC 21.14 21.14 0.00
Brixham MRCC 23.00 20.50 -2.50
Clyde MRCC 28.14 27.57 -0.57
Dover MRCC 31.00 26.00 -5.00
Falmouth MRCC 27.00 25.00 -2.00
Forth MRCC 15.00 14.00 -1.00
Holyhead MRCC 22.00 23.00 1.00
Humber MRCC 27.00 25.00 -2.00
Liverpool MRCC 21.50 20.50 -1.00
London Coastguard 7.00 11.00 4.00
Milford MRCC 24.00 23.00 -1.00
Portland MRCC 25.14 22.14 -3.00
Shetland MRCC 24.14 18.14 -6.00
Solent MRCC 28.65 25.65 -3.00
Stornoway MRCC 21.22 23.15 1.93
Swansea MRCC 27.00 22.00 -5.00
Thames MRCC 22.00 19.00 -3.00
Yarmouth MRCC 23.02 19.78 -3.24
Grand total 446.95 412.07 -34.88

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