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High Speed Two: Staff

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 110634, tabled on 31 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many staff at HS2 Ltd have (a) resigned (b) been made redundant and (c) been employed on (i) a fixed-term contract, (ii) a full-time basis and (iii) secondment in the most recent 12 month period for which data is available.

Answered on

3 November 2017

a) 170 employees have resigned within the period of 01/11/2016 until 31/10/2017 (excluding redundancies).

b) 77 employees were redundant within the period of 01/11/2016 until 31/10/2017.

c) i. 70 employees were employed on a fixed term contracts between 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2017 and currently HS2 Ltd has a total of 59 employees on Fixed term contracts at 31/10/2017.

ii. 246 employees were employed full time between 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2017 and currently HS2 Ltd has a total of 1083 employees full time as at 31/10/2017 (including fixed term contracts).

iii. 33 resources were seconded into HS2 between 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2017 and currently HS2 Ltd has a total of 84 resources seconded into HS2 as at 31/10/2017.

HS2 Ltd also employed

iv. 144 interim or temporary staff between 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2017 and currently has a total of 123 interim or temporary staff as at 31/10/2017; and

v. 151 individuals through contracted Delivery and Development Partners between 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2017 and currently has a total of 233 individuals through contracted Delivery and Development Partners as at 31/10/2017.

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