Department for Work and Pensions: Brook Street

(asked on 20th January 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the potential merits of staff recruited to her Department by Brook Street becoming (a) fixed-term appointments and (b) permanent.


Answered by
Guy Opperman Portrait
Guy Opperman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 25th January 2021

Under ‘Civil Service Recruitment Principles’ for any agency workers to become either fixed term or permanent appointments there would need to be an externally advertised recruitment exercise where they could be assessed alongside other applicants.

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