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Department for Work and Pensions: Staff

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 115725, tabled on 16 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on her Department's staffing levels.

Answered on

19 November 2020

The Department is continually assessing the services being offered to customers and we continue to keep staff numbers under review as part of our response to the impact of COVID-19 on the labour market. We have recruited and continue to recruit significant numbers of new staff to meet the demand required.

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