§ Ms Harman
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what positions in (i) his Department and (ii) all executive agencies for which his Department is responsible are filled by employees who are employed on temporary contracts of(a) 51 weeks or (b) fewer than 51 weeks duration.
Staff employed on temporary contracts of fewer than 51 weeks 1 April 1993 1 April 1994 1 January 1995 Number Percentage of total workforce Number Percentage of total workforce Number Percentage of total workforce Department of Social Security 2,729 3.0 3,176 3.4 5,205 5.5 Executive Agencies 2,637 3.0 3,123 3.5 5,116 5.6
1. Part-time staff are counted as half-units and totals are rounded to whole units.
2. Numbers of staff employed in the executive agencies are included in the departmental figures.