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Departmental Manpower

Volume 470: debated on Wednesday 23 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many civil servants there are in each pay grade in each directorate within his Department; and what the equivalent figures were on (a) 1 April 2004 and (b) 1 October 2001. (180488)

[holding answer 21 January 2008]: The number of staff (full-time equivalents) in each grade in each directorate in DEFRA as at 31 December 2007 is shown in the following table. Information for the earlier dates is not available.

Group

Directorate

AA

AO

EO

HEO

SEO

G7

G6

SCS

Total

Climate Change Group

Climate Change Group

1.00

2.00

2.00

2.00

2.00

9.00

Domestic Climate Change and Energy

19.00

28.00

47.30

21.83

33.57

7.00

6.00

162.70

International Climate, Air and Analysis

12.01

18.56

41.80

12.44

27.58

3.00

5.00

120.40

Office of Climate Change

2.00

3.00

13.00

3.00

17.00

5.89

5.00

48.89

Sustainable Consumption and Production and Waste

16.78

34.56

53.27

17.78

38.69

1.30

9.00

171.37

Climate Change Group Total

49.79

85.11

157.37

57.06

118.84

17.19

27.00

512.36

Finance, Planning and Resources

Finance, Planning and Resources

1.00

17.06

28.00

31.00

31.80

18.00

6.00

4.00

136.86

Food and Farming Group

Cap Reform and Portfolio

4.00

33.49

28.50

51.18

10.83

30.47

5.69

8.00

172.16

Delivery Change and Portfolio

8.00

7.00

15.00

3.00

10.20

4.00

3.00

50.20

Farming for the Future and Portfolio

2.18

9.00

15.60

24.47

10.80

15.01

2.00

4.00

83.06

Food Chain and Portfolio

21.16

50.77

52.35

126.90

26.83

30.49

8.00

6.94

323.45

International Trade and Portfolio

7.22

39.21

33.60

27.30

9.00

24.00

10.40

7.00

157.73

Responsibility and Cost Sharing Portfolio

4.81

11.74

16.00

28.80

12.81

13.00

5.00

4.76

96.92

Food and Farming Group Business Support Unit

4.36

6.64

2.00

2.00

3.50

2.00

20.50

Food and Farming Group Total

39.37

156.58

159.69

275.64

75.27

126.68

35.09

35.70

904.01

Legal Group

Legal Group Solicitor and Director General

1.00

1.00

2.00

Legal A Services

3.00

19.04

25.42

7.00

54.47

Legal B Services

2.00

11.64

7.00

2.00

2.00

11.21

17.64

5.75

59.23

Legal Group Total

2.00

14.64

8.00

2.00

2.00

30.25

43.06

13.75

115.70

Natural Environment Group

Local Environment, Chemicals and Rural

10.22

18.00

24.00

19.00

15.19

1.00

5.29

92.70

Marine and Fisheries

2.00

7.00

16.00

32.00

10.57

16.52

1.00

5.00

90.09

Natural Environment Group

3.00

2.00

5.00

5.69

1.00

2.00

18.69

Water

1.00

14.25

22.00

36.47

32.00

30.95

7.00

6.00

149.67

Wildlife and Countryside

1.68

16.45

35.08

43.41

16.23

25.25

3.78

8.00

149.88

Natural Environment Group Total

4.68

50.93

93.08

140.88

83.49

88.91

12.78

26.29

501.03

Renew DEFRA Group

Renewing DEFRA Programme

2.00

3.00

4.00

3.60

2.00

14.60

Service Transformation Group

Chief Information Officer

11.70

15.03

22.32

30.55

20.76

18.00

11.00

5.00

134.37

Communications

2.00

13.39

32.02

44.43

17.49

9.94

8.80

3.00

131.07

Customer Focus

5.00

7.00

17.00

4.00

10.81

1.00

3.60

48.41

Estates

3.00

9.00

5.00

4.00

8.00

1.00

1.00

31.00

People and Performance

28.00

38.75

24.29

39.50

30.78

31.00

10.86

13.22

216.41

Shared Services

26.07

181.89

70.01

20.35

18.61

11.00

2.00

5.00

334.93

STG Finance Team

4.00

5.00

2.00

1.60

1.00

1.80

1.60

17.00

Service Transformation Group Total

67.77

261.06

169.64

158.83

97.24

89.75

36.46

32.42

913.19

Strategy and Evidence Group

Central Analytical Directorate

2.00

5.00

1.00

5.00

2.00

2.00

17.00

Science

5.00

6.68

8.00

8.00

9.00

3.79

40.47

Strategy and Evidence Group

1.00

2.67

5.00

3.72

1.00

2.00

15.39

Strategy and Sustainable Development

13.00

23.00

49.36

11.67

27.21

4.00

7.65

135.88

Strategy and Evidence Group Total

1.00

20.67

36.68

66.08

21.67

41.21

6.00

15.44

208.74

DEFRA Total

115.81

570.71

582.20

834.80

372.53

517.24

158.59

154.60

3306.48