Lucy Powell – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Lucy Powell on 2014-04-07.

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, how many jobs have been transferred from the public to the private sector as a result of privatisations or outsourcing by his Department since May 2010.

Michael Fallon

Following the sale of 60% of Government shares in Royal Mail on15 October 2013 some 150,000Royal Mail jobs in the UKtransferred from the public sector to the private sector.