UK Border Force: Staff

Home Office written question – answered on 16th June 2022.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many border force (a) officers and (b) other personnel are employed as of 9 June 2022.

Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Secretary of State for Transport

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to Home Office annual report and accounts: 2020 to 21 and the expectation that 2,000 additional operational Border Force staff will be required by January 2022, how many additional Border Force staff were recruited (a) by January 2022 and (b) as of 9 June 2022.

Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department

The latest published staffing and finance figures for Border Force can be found in the Home Office Annual Report for 2020-2021 at:

HO annual report and accounts 2020-21 (publishing.service.gov.uk)

Border Force has continued to build staffing levels during 2021/2022 and recruitment will continue throughout 2022. The training and deployment of new staff means resources will continue to increase through to the end of the calendar year.

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