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Permanent Secretary Posts

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Minister for the Civil Service how many posts of permanent secretary rank or drawing the equivalent salary or above; and how many posts of second permanent secretary rank or drawing the equivalent salary, there are at present in the Home Civil Service.

There are at present 26 posts of permanent secretary rank, including the posts of Head of the Home Civil Service, Permanent Secretary to the Treasury and Secretary of the Cabinet, and 14 second permanent secretary posts in the Home Civil Service. There are no other posts at those levels attracting equivalent or higher salaries.