Mr. Gareth Thomas
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what key targets have been set for the Army Personnel Centre Agency for the financial year 2002–03. 1119W
§ Dr. Moonie
The Chief Executive of the Army Personnel Centre has been set the following key targets for 2002–
Key Target I
To maintain at 94 per cent., the percentage of posts which are manned (excluding posts gapped for less than 28 days and all posts for private soldiers and subaltern officers). The 2001–02 performance was the maintenance of 94 per cent. of posts manned.
Key Target 2
To increase to 98 per cent. the proportion of personnel posted in-year by the APC whose rank and service qualifications meet the specifications of the post. The 2001–02 performance was 98 per cent. of personnel posted in-year who met the specifications of the post.
Key Target 3
To increase to at least 65 per cent., the percentage of in-year postings authorised by the APC where personnel are given at least four months notification. The 2001–02 output was 63 per cent. of personnel were given at least four months notification.
Key Target 4
To remain within 0 per cent. to -1 per cent. of the annual resource allocation while achieving targets.