Police: Civilians

Home Department written question – answered on 2nd July 2012.

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Photo of Helen Jones Helen Jones Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many civilian staff have been made redundant in each police force since 2010.

Photo of Nick Herbert Nick Herbert The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice, The Minister for Policing and Criminal Justice

Separate figures for staff made redundant are not collected centrally. The available data provided in the table shows the number of civilian staff dismissed for 2009-10 and 2010-11 by police force area. Dismissals include members of staff required to resign, staff that have been made redundant or staff whose contract has been terminated. These figures exclude voluntary resignations.

Civilian staff that have been dismissed for 2009-10 and 2010-11, by police force area (1,2,3)
  2009-10 2010-11
Avon and Somerset 7 44
Bedfordshire 12 20
Cambridgeshire 6 65
Cheshire 5 8
Cleveland 3 5
Cumbria 21 12
Derbyshire 6 26
Devon and Cornwall 6 0
Dorset 0 9
Durham 4 36
Dyfed-Powys 1 1
Essex 14 62
Gloucestershire 2 5
Greater Manchester 7 39
Gwent 1 6
Hampshire 7 119
Hertfordshire 28 18
Humberside 8 44
Kent 12 15
Lancashire 18 29
Leicestershire 8 75
Lincolnshire 2 39
London, City of 0 2
Merseyside 5 5
Metropolitan police 38 313
Norfolk 32 36
Northamptonshire 12 38
Northumbria 4 5
North Wales 5 60
North Yorkshire 14 17
Nottinghamshire 15 30
South Wales 4 4
South Yorkshire 1 5
Staffordshire 49 55
Suffolk 4 18
Surrey 56 44
Sussex 2 9
Thames Valley 26 39
Warwickshire 0 6
West Mercia 6 2
West Midlands 6 305
West Yorkshire 23 90
Wiltshire 3 23
(1) This table contains full-time equivalent figures that have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (2) Dismissals include members of staff required to resign, staff who have been made redundant or staff whose contract has been terminated. (3) These figures are provisional and have not been confirmed by forces.

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