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Communities and Local Government: Conditions of Employment

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 27th April 2017.

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Photo of Rob Marris Rob Marris Labour, Wolverhampton South West

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many and what proportion of staff employed by his Department are employed on a contract which is (a) full-time permanent, (b) part-time permanent, (c) for less than two years' duration, (d) on an agency basis and (e) zero-hours.

Photo of Marcus Jones Marcus Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Local Government)

Holding answer received on 20 April 2017

As of 31 March 2017 the Department had 1453 total staff directly employed on the payroll broken down by the following employment classificiations, full time/part time status and length of contract:

Employment Class

Full Time

Part Time

Total Count

Total %

Count

%

Count

%

Permanent

1168

80.4%

155

10.7%

1323

91.1%

Fixed Term Appt (0 - 2 Years)

88

6.1%

5

0.3%

93

6.4%

Fixed Term Appt (2+ Years)

1

0.1%

0

0.0%

1

0.1%

Paid Loan In (0 - 2 Years)

31

2.1%

1

0.1%

32

2.2%

Paid Secondment In (0-2 Years)

1

0.1%

0

0.0%

1

0.1%

Paid Loan In (2+ Years)

3

0.2%

0

0.0%

3

0.2%

Grand Total

1292

88.9%

161

11.1%

1453

100.0%

Separately, the Department had three members of staff employed on an agency basis at the same date, however these staff are not included in the payroll headcount and as such are not presented as a proportion of the Department's total staffing.

The Department has no employees working on zero-hours contracts.

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