1) How many temporary agency staff were employed by the force in the Financial Year 2018-2019?
2)What was the total spend on agency staff in the Financial Year 2018-2019?
3)How many agency staff does the force forecasted it will require for the Financial Year 2019 -2020?
4)What is the forecasted spend for Agency Staff for the Financial Year 2019 -2020?
5)What is the forecasted spend for Agency Staff for the Financial Year 2020 -2021?
6) Does the force have a contract to supply temporary staff in place currently?
If so who is contracted to supply temporary staff?
When is this due to be retendered?
7)Does the force operate any Preferred Supplier Agreement for agency staff?
If so how many suppliers are part of the agreement?
8)Has the force used any employment agency to fill any permanent or fixed term vacancies in the financial year 2018-2019?
If so, how many appointments made were subject to finders fees?
What was the total spent on agency finders fees and which agencies were used to supply staff?
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