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Disclosure and Barring Service: Staff

Question for Home Office

UIN 30234, tabled on 8 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many staff have been employed to process Disclosure and Barring Service checks in each year since 2010.

Answered on

15 March 2016

The average number of full-time equivalent staff employed by the Disclosure and Barring Service in each year since 2010 is listed in the table below. The DBS was created in 2012 and replaced the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Year

Average number of Staff

2010-11

667

2011-12

542

2012-13 (CRB)

483

2012-13 (DBS)

730

2013-14

721

2014-15

745

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