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Jobcentre Plus: Recruitment

Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions with reference to the Written Ministerial Statement of 25 November 2008, Official Report, column 619W, on employment, how many staff he estimates will be recruited to (a) full-time and (b) part-time (i) temporary and (ii) permanent positions in Jobcentre Plus; how many of these appointments will be made from staff originally recruited to support the introduction of employment support allowance; and if he will make a statement. [241780]


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Mr. McNulty: The administration of Jobcentre Plus is a matter for the acting chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, Mel Groves. I have asked him to provide the hon. Member with the information requested.

Letter from Mel Groves:


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Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will place in the Library a copy of (a) the list of responsibilities, (b) the job description and (c) the personal specification used when advertising a Jobcentre Plus personal adviser vacancy. [246584]

Mr. McNulty: The administration of Jobcentre Plus is a matter for the acting chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, Mel Groves. I have asked him to provide the hon. Member with the information requested.

Letter from Mel Groves:

Jobcentre Plus: Resignations

Jenny Willott: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many staff have left their post in Jobcentre Plus in each region in each month of the last five years. [241449]

Mr. McNulty: The administration of Jobcentre Plus is a matter for the acting chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, Mel Groves. I have asked him to provide the hon. Member with the information requested.

Letter from Mel Groves:

Number of staff who have left Jobcentre Plus by region, May 2006 to October 2006
2006
Region May June July August September October

East Midlands

21

11

30

21

41

21

East of England

50

86

32

25

22

20

London

53

64

48

56

69

46

North East

18

23

25

47

62

45

North West

51

88

55

42

68

71

Scotland

44

32

40

48

52

54

South East

57

29

38

35

39

24

South West

58

33

46

28

36

31

Wales

15

43

29

19

30

15

West Midlands

46

68

47

58

47

48

Yorkshire and Humber

24

46

47

31

55

44

Unknown(1)

261

242

269

333

690

264



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Number of staff who have left Jobcentre Plus by region, November 2006 to March 2007
2006 2007
Region November December January February March

East Midlands

27

34

29

46

68

East of England

45

125

22

25

213

London

56

37

270

43

45

North East

50

56

93

35

142

North West

47

57

67

72

125

Scotland

33

124

62

109

239

South East

40

42

66

101

108

South West

32

28

70

85

49

Wales

26

21

55

30

62

West Midlands

31

45

49

33

59

Yorkshire and Humber

32

34

70

44

107

Unknown(1)

182

208

203

477

391


Number of staff who have left Jobcentre Plus by region, April 2007 to August 2007
2007
Region April May June July August

East Midlands

25

36

32

103

56

East of England

14

24

22

36

37

London

36

30

44

43

65

North East

28

43

47

52

57

North West

43

96

88

105

138

Scotland

28

60

63

76

135

South East

34

36

47

57

42

South West

22

44

36

50

72

Wales

16

33

40

42

50

West Midlands

26

77

48

45

71

Yorkshire and Humber

32

67

74

105

88

Unknown(1)

129

2

2

2

0


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