UK Border Agency

Home Office written question – answered on 8th January 2015.

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Photo of Dominic Raab Dominic Raab Conservative, Esher and Walton

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many front-line staff are employed at the UK border; and what the annual cost to the public purse is of such staff.

Photo of Lynne Featherstone Lynne Featherstone The Minister of State, Home Department

An error has been identified in the written answer given on 05 January 2015.

The correct answer should have been:

There are approximately 7,900 Home Office staff employed by Border Force on the front line at the UK border. The annual cost of these staff is approximately £373 million.

Please note these figures are part of the current year’s expenditure and so will be subject to audit. These are Home Office staff and do not include staff working for other agencies.

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Photo of James Brokenshire James Brokenshire Minister of State (Home Office) (Security and Immigration)

There are approximately 7,900 Home Office staff employed by Border Force on the front line at the UK border. The annual cost of these staff is approximately £373 million.

Please note these figures are part of the current year’s expenditure and so will be subject to audit. These are Home Office staff and do not include staff working for other agencies.

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