HC Deb 28 April 2003 vol 404 cc292-3W
Dr. Cable

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many individuals have been seconded to his Department from the private sector, in each case listing(a) from which organisation and (b) dates of secondments in 2002–03. [108101]

Mr. Lammy

The Department has no records of any secondments from the private sector.

Dr. Cable

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many individuals have been seconded to his Department from NGOs, in each case listing(a) from which organisation and (b) dates of secondments in each year since 1997–98. [108102]

Mr. Lammy

The Department has only maintained detailed records of secondments from Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) since 2001.

The number of staff seconded into the Department of Health from NGOs and the organisations from which they came is shown in the table.

Number of people (a)Organisation (b)Date of secondment
1 Social Services Department 2002–04
1 London Borough of Croydon 2002–03
1 Birmingham Social Services Department 2002–03
1 London Borough of Lewisham 2001–03
1 South London and Maudsley NHS Trust 2002–03
1 London Borough of Islington 2002–03
1 Age Concern England 2001–03
1 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 2002–04
1 Staffordshire County Council 2002–03
1 Gateshead Council, Community Based Services 2002–03
1 Help and Care 2002–04
1 Nottingham City Council 2002–04
1 Brighton and Hove City Council 2000–04
1 London Borough of Ealing 2002–03
1 London Borough of Lambeth 2002–03
1 Hillingdon Primary Care Trust 2003–05
1 Warrington Borough Council 2002–04
1 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 2003–03
1 London School of Economics 2002–04
1 Calderdale Primary Care Trust 2002–04
1 Leeds North West Primary Care Trust 2002–04
1 Barnet Primary Care Trust 2003–04
1 Hampshire Ambulance Services Trust 2003–03
1 Harrow Primary Care Trust 2000–01
1 Brighton and Sessex NHS Trust 2001–02
1 St. George's Hospital 2001–02
1 St. Mary's Hospital 2002–03
1 Public Health Laboratory Service 2002–03
1 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority 2002–03
1
1 Trust for the Study of Adolescence 2002–03
1 Brent Primary Care Trust 2002–03
1 Drugscope 2002–03
1 Islington Primary Care Trust 2002–03
1 National Children's Bureau 2002–03
1 Salford Primary Care Trust 2003–04
1 Health Advisory Service 2003–04
1 Portsmouth City Primary Care Trust 2003–04
1 National Heart Forum 2003–04
1 Wirral Hospitals NHS Trust 2001–03
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals 2000–04
NHS Trust
2 University College London 1999–04

Dr. Cable

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many civil servants have been seconded from his Department to (a) the private sector, (b) NGOs and (c) other, broken down by (i) grade of civil servants seconded, (ii) location and (iii) dates of secondments in each year since 1997–98. [108103]

Mr. Lammy

The Department has only maintained detailed records of secondments from the Department to other business organizations▀×private sector and non-government since 2001.

To obtain accurate information on the dates for each secondment would incur disproportionate costs.

Information on the number of staff seconded from the Department of Health to "other" sectors is shown in the table.

Number of staff Grade Location
5 SCS (Senior Civil Servant) England
1 IP4 (G6/7) EC
36 IP4 (G6/7) England
18 IP3 (HEO/SEO) England
13 IP2 (EO) England
4 IP I (AA/AO) England

One member of staff at IP2 level has been seconded from the Department to the private sector since the year 2001.

One member of staff at IP3 level has been seconded from the Department to a non-government organisation since the year 2001.

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