Keith Vaz – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Home Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Keith Vaz on 2014-06-12.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many people were employed by HM Passport Office on 1 January (a) 2010, (b) 2011, (c) 2012, (d) 2013 and (e) 2014.

James Brokenshire

The formal record for workforce data is made on the last day of each calendar

The data as of 31 December in each year were as follows.

31 December 2010: 3,700 full-time equivalents
31 December 2011: 3,286 full-time equivalents
31 December 2012: 3,164 full-time equivalents
31 December 2013: 3,333 full-time equivalents

These figures are for permanent civil servants employed by HMPO, including part
year appointments and permanent members of staff employed on contracts for nine
months of the year. This excludes staff on secondment or loan, and agency and
temporary staff – with these staff included, the March 2014 figure is 3,444.