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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Staff

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 19692, tabled on 10 December 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many staff by full-time equivalence there were in his Department in (a) 2010-11, (b) 2012-13 and (c) 2014-15; and how many staff by full-time equivalence he expects there will be in his Department in (i) 2015-16, (ii) 2016-17 and (iii) 2017-18.

Answered on

20 December 2015

The staff figures (full-time equivalent) for 2010/11, 2012/13 and 2014/15 are set out below:


Year

FTE (Core BIS only, not UKTI)

Source/Notes

2010/11

2,781

Published in the BIS Annual Report & Accounts 2011 (Core Dept (3,373) minus UKTI (592))

2012/13

2,692

Published in the BIS Annual Report & Accounts 2014/15

2014/15

2,627

Published in the BIS Annual Report & Accounts 2014/15


In the further years of this Parliament, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is expecting to make further headcount reductions in the core Department, in line with our Spending Review settlement and our efficiency programme ambitions. The exact figures for full time equivalents in these years are not available at this stage.

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