Attorney General: Agency Workers

Attorney General written question – answered on 5th September 2022.

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Photo of Jon Trickett Jon Trickett Labour, Hemsworth

To ask the Attorney General, how much her Department has spent on (a) agency workers and (b) agency retainer fees in (i) 2020, (ii) 2021 and (iii) 2022.

Photo of Edward Timpson Edward Timpson The Solicitor-General

Agency workers are subject to a Cabinet Office controls framework to ensure robust governance of spending in this area. Commentary on Contingent Labour usage, if applicable, is available in departmental annual reports.

The Attorney General’s Office does not pay agency retainer fees and the annual spend on agency workers, since 2020, is set out below.







2022-23 (P1-3)




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