To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the level of staff turnover in his Department was in each of the last five years; and what steps he is taking to reduce such turnover.
Departmental turnover rates at the end of the last 5 financial years are summarised in the table below:
Annual Turnover (%)
Turnover is an important lever in enabling the Department to achieve the overall efficiencies required over the last and current parliaments whilst continuing to deliver and transform the services the Department provides. DWP’s turnover rate is assessed to be manageable and sustainable, and is consistent with current planning assumptions.