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HM Courts and Tribunals Service: Staff

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 128862, tabled on 14 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many staff employed by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service have been employed in courts and tribunals in each of the last five years.

Answered on

17 December 2020

Total number of HMCTS staff who work in operational roles in Courts and Tribunal locations using Court and Tribunal jurisdictions.

Courts & Tribs headcount

HMCTS staff

Agency staff

Total

as at 31 Dec 19

11772

1579

13351

as at 31 Dec 18

12343

1284

13627

as at 31 Dec 17

11998

1684

13682

as at 31 Dec 16

12916

1229

14145

as at 31 Dec 15

13870

881

14751

This excludes staff who are based in Courts and Tribunals who do not work directly in a Court and Tribunal such as some HR colleagues that work out of a Court location but are not working in a Court.

We have also excluded staff who would not be covered by selecting the jurisdictional split such as Enforcement, Frontline Support, HQ, Multi jurisdiction, Probate staff and NBC staff. This does not include contractor details because we do not hold this data in our HR data.

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