Government Departments: Secondment

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 10th March 2017.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office), Shadow Lord President of the Council

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2017 to Question 62723, on government secondments, what positions the staff from KPMG were seconded to; what the purpose of those secondments was; what the equivalent payscales were of the positions to which those staff were seconded; and how long each of those secondments lasted.

Photo of Ben Gummer Ben Gummer The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office

Details of the KPMG staff who have been seconded into government since July 2016 through the Civil Service central secondment programme are:

  1. a secondment to the Department of Health at Civil Service Grade 7, in the department’s Government Finance Academy. The secondment took place from 1st September 2016 until 31st December 2016.
  2. a secondment to the Department for Work and Pensions at Civil Service Grade 7 in the department’s Work and Health Unit. The secondment is from 4th October 2016 until 4th April 2017;
  3. a secondment into the Ministry of Justice at Civil Service Grade 6 on the department’s Prison Reform Programme. The secondment is from 12th September 2016 until 11th September 2017.

Secondments into government departments can be arranged centrally or arranged by individuals within their departments. The details of staff on secondments which are not centrally arranged are not centrally held.

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