Employment Agencies

Department for Energy and Climate Change written question – answered on 29th January 2015.

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Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Labour, Sefton Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, how many staff in his Department were recruited through employment or recruitment agencies in each year since 2010-11.

Photo of Amber Rudd Amber Rudd The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has used employment or recruitment agencies to procure contingent workers, as set out in the table below.


No. of people

Apr 10 - Mar 11


Apr 11 - Mar 12


Apr 12 - Mar 13


Apr 13 - Mar 14


Apr 14 - Dec 14


Contingent workers include Agency Temps, Contractors etc. but exclude civil servants on permanent or temporary/short term contracts.

The dates shown are the dates in which the contingent worker first commenced a period of work in DECC.

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