Conditions of Employment

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 12th September 2013.

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Photo of Chris Ruane Chris Ruane Labour, Vale of Clwyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many staff (a) directly employed and (b) indirectly employed through other companies by his Department were employed on zero-hours contracts in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) does not employ anyone directly on a zero-hours contract. The information cannot be provided for employees of other companies without disproportionate cost.

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