§ Mr. McNamara
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how much has been spent in recruiting staff to his Department in(a) London and (b) the south-east in each year since 1997. 822W
§ Hilary Benn
[holding answer 4 November 2002]The table provides information on the total costs of recruitment schemes run by the Home Office Central Personnel Management Unit, based in Central London, and the Croydon based Human Resources Directorate of the Immigration and Nationality Directorate.
These costs relate to recruitment schemes run to fill posts in a number of areas around the UK. Separate records of the costs attributable to filling posts in any particular area are not maintained.
£ CPMU HRD Total CPMU + HRD 1997–98 578,017.96 1— 578,017.96 1998–99 289,402.09 233,600.00 523,002.09 1999–2000 915,012.00 1,743,000.00 2,658,012.00 2000–01 1,512,510.37 3,147,000.00 4,659,510.37 2001–02 1,094,289.17 2,544,000.00 3,638,289.17 Total 4,389,231.59 7,667,600.00 12,056,831.59 1 No costings available (all schemes run in-house)