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Government Departments: Staff

House of Lords written question – answered on 25th February 2013.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what was the expenditure of the Department for International Development on permanent staff, temporary staff, consultants and air freight in each of the past three years.

Photo of Baroness Northover Baroness Northover Baroness in Waiting (HM Household) (Whip), Lords Spokesperson (Department for International Development)

Details of DfID expenditure on permanent staff, temporary staff, self-employed consultants and air freight for the financial years 2010-11 2011-12 and 2012-13 (to date) are shown in the table below.

Financial Year Permanent Staff Temporary Staff Consultants Air Freight
2010-11 £93,437,541.38 £1,363,023.61 £494,290.40 £767,180.42
2011-12 £97,862,799.94 £1,196,234.12 £175,089.96 £2,113,425.72
2112-13 (April 2012 to December 2012 inclusive) £78,099,488.33 £621,259.12 £790,530.81 £1,716,187.33

The category "self-employed consultants" includes people contracted to support the delivery of development projects or activities.

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