FOI release

Staff redundancies within the Department for Education

The number of staff who have been made redundant (both voluntary and compulsory) since 1 May 2010.

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Details

  • Date requested: 9 September 2011
  • Publish date: 30 September 2011
  • Updated: 7 June 2012

Request

  1. How many people have taken compulsory redundancy since 1 May 2010 and what the value is of those payments made to them under the terms of their redundancy?

  2. How many people have taken voluntary redundancy since 1 May 2010 and what the value is of those payments made to them under the terms of their redundancy?

  3. Could these results be broken down so to include figures from the department and for each its non-departmental bodies?

Release

The information for the ‘Education Family’ (the department and its arm’s length bodies) is set out in the table below:

Name Voluntary Compulsory
  Staff Number Cost Staff Number Cost
Department for Education 178  £9.3m N/A N/A
British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (BECTA)  143 £4.6m 27 £909,658
Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS) £2. 5m 81 £1.5m 40 £962,594
Children's Workforce Development Council (CWDC) 11 £130,056 N/A  N/A
General Teaching Council for England (GTCE) Nil cost
National College 23 £651,948 N/A  N/A 
Office of the Children's Commissioner (OCC) 1 £10,099 N/A N/A
Office of Qualifications and  Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) Nil cost
Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted)  27 £1.4m N/A N/A
Partnerships for Schools (PfS) 19 £522,231 2 £54,696
Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA) 140  £6.0m N/A N/A
School Food Trust (SFT) 12 £213,362 6 £110,410
Training and Development Agency (TDA) 21 £1.9m    
Young People's Learning Agency (YPLA) Nil cost
Published 30 September 2011