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Staff Numbers

Volume 405: debated on Monday 19 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many staff are employed by his Department. [106283]

The following number of staff were employed within the Northern Ireland Office and its Agencies and NDPBs, as at 1 January 2003.

Full-time equivalent numbers

  • 1,449 Northern Ireland Civil Servants
  • 174 Home Civil Servants
  • 1,764 Prison Grades
  • 1 special adviser

Actual staff numbers

  • 1,525 Northern Ireland Civil Servants
  • 185 Home Civil Servants
  • 1,764 Prison Grades
  • 1 special adviser

Within the Northern Ireland Administration on 1 January 2003 there were 9,848 staff (full-time equivalents) employed. This figure excludes staff employed in Agencies.