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Design Services

Volume 109: debated on Saturday 2 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will set out in tabular form for 1 April 1985 and 1 April 1986 the total number of staff in post in the Directorate General of Design Services; and whether he will break those figures down into Civil Service grades, indicating also the number of persons trained in relevant professional disciplines.

The number of staff in post in the Directorate General of Design Services on 1 April 1985 and 1 April 1986 was as follows:

1 April 19851 April 1986
Grade 211
Grade 31
Grade 434
Grade 566
Grade 61519
Grade 76979
Professional and Technology Group299308
Science Group21
Administrative Group94107
Secretarial and other staff2625
514550
Professionally qualified staff comprised:
Architects and Landscape Architects4554
Civil Engineers5659
Mechanical and Electrical Engineers5549
Quantity Surveyors4050
Building Surveyors1117
Land Surveyors44
Other staff with scientific or technical qualifications183184
The figures for 1 April 1986 include 23 staff in the students training office transferred from the Directorate of Civil Accommodation to the design office in 1985–86.