Border Force: Staff:Written question - 4342

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Asked by Deidre Brock
(Edinburgh North and Leith)
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Asked on: 11 July 2017
Home Office
Border Force: Staff
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many Border Force officers are currently employed; and how many such officers she estimates will be required after the UK leaves the EU.
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Answered by: Caroline Nokes
Answered on: 11 January 2018

The Home Office constantly reviews its capabilities in order to deliver the Government’s agenda. The Department responded quickly to the challenges following the EU referendum last June. With negotiations now underway, we continue to assess how our priorities will impact on the workforce and capabilities required.

Operational units across the Home Office actively monitor workflows to ensure sufficient resources are in place to meet demand and will continue to do so throughout negotiations and as the UK leaves the EU. Any resultant changes to resource requirements will be factored into strategic planning.

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