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Percentage of Child Protection Service officers who have resigned or requested to be transferred to a different department within the Ministry or to another Government agency

Type: Protection from Domestic Violence,

Topic(s): Protection from Domestic Violence,


Question

Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development in each of the past five years, how many and what percentage of Child Protection Service officers have (i) resigned or (ii) requested to be transferred to a different department within the Ministry or to another Government agency respectively.

 

Answer

Over the past five years, the average annual resignation rate for staff in the Child Protective Service (CPS) was around 15%, and an annual average of around 5% of CPS staff moved within MSF or to other Public Agencies.