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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 4th February 2015.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Labour, Huddersfield

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what information his Department holds on the number of people who have volunteered to work for Citizens Advice Bureaux in each of the last 10 years.

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

The Department does not hold this information. Citizens Advice has provided the following data on volunteer numbers but this is only available for 7 of the past 10 years.

Financial Year

No. volunteers in bureaux

No. trustees

Total volunteers across bureaux

2007-08

15,825

4,250

20,075

2008-09

17,309

4,024

21,333

2009-10

17,819

3,668

21,487

2010-11

18,141

3,525

21,666

2011-12

18,900

3,264

22,164

2012-13

19,050

2,987

22,037

2013-14

18,600

3,000

21,600

All Trustees are volunteers.

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