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Independent Case Examiner: Staff

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 83618, tabled on 9 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the staffing level is of the Independent Complaint Examiner's office; and how and what proportion of staff vacancies it has in relation to the Office’s complement as of 9 November 2022.

Answered on

17 November 2022

The office of the Independent Case Examiner currently has a headcount of 97 (93.11 FTE) and is aiming to recruit up to 99 FTE by March 2023.

An internal recruitment campaign is underway for up to eight more investigators, which takes account of likely short-term turnover.