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Dear Greater Manchester Probation Trust,

I am compiling a report on agency spend in the Probation Service. Please kindly provide me with the following information;

The number of locum/temporary/agency Probation Officers for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.
January 2012 5 Probation Officers

The number of locum/temporary/agency Probation Service Officers for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.
January 2012 5 Probation Service Officers

The total monthly fees paid to recruitment agencies for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.
January 2012 £100,000 paid to agencies.

Your help in this matter is very much appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

John Salter

Greater Manchester Probation Trust

Dear John Salter

I am replying to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information
request. The Freedom of Information Act specifies that we have 20 working
days to respond to your enquiry and we will therefore provide a reply by
Friday 12th April 2013.

Warm regards

Helen Parris
Information Access Officer

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Greater Manchester Probation Trust

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Dear Mr Salter

Please find below the answers to your Freedom of Information request sent
to Greater Manchester Probation Trust on 18/3/2013:

1. The number of locum/temporary/agency Probation Officers for each
calendar month of 2012.

+----------------------------+
| Month of 2012 | No. of POs |
|---------------+------------|
| Jan | 1 |
|---------------+------------|
| Feb | 4 |
|---------------+------------|
| Mar | 5 |
|---------------+------------|
| Apr | 5 |
|---------------+------------|
| May | 2 |
|---------------+------------|
| Jun | 2 |
|---------------+------------|
| Jul | 1 |
|---------------+------------|
| August | 1 |
|---------------+------------|
| Sept | 3 |
|---------------+------------|
| Oct | 3 |
|---------------+------------|
| Nov | 2 |
|---------------+------------|
| Dec | 4 |
+----------------------------+

2. The number of locum/temporary/agency Probation Service Officers for
each calendar month of 2012.

+-----------------------------+
| Month of 2012 | No. of PSOs |
|---------------+-------------|
| Jan | 3 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Feb | 3 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Mar | 3 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Apr | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| May | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Jun | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Jul | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| August | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Sept | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Oct | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Nov | 4 |
|---------------+-------------|
| Dec |  5 |
+-----------------------------+

3. The total monthly fees paid to recruitment agencies for each calendar
month of 2012. Please see attached spreadsheet:

Yours faithfully

Helen Parris
Information Access Officer

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