Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Temporary Employment

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 20th September 2017.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, how many (a) freelance and (b) temporary staff were employed by his Department in each of the last 12 months.

Photo of George Eustice George Eustice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  1. Freelance – The Department has not employed any freelance workers in the last five 12 months

  2. Temporary Staff – see below for a breakdown of temporary staff numbers for both contracted suppliers.

    Defra uses a Contingent Labour ONE contract derived from a Crown Commercial Service Framework to provide temporary staff. Any other individual contracts other than this Crown Commercial Service framework contract for temporary staff are not included below, as this information is not held centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Year

Month

Number in month

2016

September

477

2016

October

513

2016

November

572

2016

December

533

2017

January

536

2017

February

573

2017

March

579

2017

April

526

2017

May

526

2017

June

555

2017

July

586

2017

August

614

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