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UK Export Finance: Recruitment

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 75849, tabled on 16 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, what public expenditure was allocated for the hiring of (a) interim managers, (b) specialist contractors and (c) temporary members of staff by UK Export Finance through the public sector resourcing framework managed by Alexander Mann Solutions Ltd in financial years (i) 2018-19, (ii) 2019-20, (iii) 2020-21, and (iv) 2021-22 up to the end of October 2021.

Answered on

24 November 2021

UKEF has allocated budget for the hiring of (a) interim managers, (b) specialist contractors and (c) temporary members. However, it should be noted that UKEF has not allocated a budget specifically to the public sector resourcing framework, which is managed by Alexander Mann Solutions Ltd.

The table below shows UKEF’s total off-payroll staff costs, including those relating to UKEF’s engagement via Alexander Mann Solutions Ltd.

Financial year

(a) Interim managers

(b) Specialist contractors

(c) Temporary staff

2018/19

£675,168

£1,647,676

£64,008

2019/20

£689,532

£796,051

£141,192

2020/21

£1,342,236

£838,958

£148,836

2021/22 (up to end of Oct 21)

£975,294

£682,955

£70,780