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Department for Work and Pensions: Brook Street

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 140850, tabled on 20 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of staff recruited to her Department by Brook Street becoming (a) fixed-term appointments and (b) permanent.

Answered on

25 January 2021

Under ‘Civil Service Recruitment Principles’ for any agency workers to become either fixed term or permanent appointments there would need to be an externally advertised recruitment exercise where they could be assessed alongside other applicants.

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