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Arts Council England: Manpower

Volume 480: debated on Friday 17 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many people were employed by Arts Council England in (a) 1997-98 and (b) 2007-08 in (i) the Chief Executive's office, (ii) the Chairman's office, (iii) press and public affairs, (iv) finance and resources, (v) business assessment and planning, (vi) finance, (vii) information, (viii) office services, (ix) personnel, (x) combined arts, (xi) drama, (xii) dance, (xiii) film, video and broadcasting, (xiv) literature, (xv) music, (xvi) touring, (xvii) visual arts, (xviii) arts and disability and (xix) policy and research. (223882)

The information requested has been provided by Arts Council England (ACE) and is set out in the table. Job titles provided by ACE do not correspond exactly with those in the question, but where they differ, ACE has allocated staff with the most relevant job description to the definitions in the question.

Heads

1997-98

2007-08

Core

Advocacy and Communications - Communications

8

49

Advocacy and Communications - Enquiries

10

Advocacy and Communications - Events

1

Advocacy and Communications - Marketing

2

3

Advocacy and Communications - Media Relations

7.5

4.5

Advocacy and Communications - Public Affairs

13

2.5

Advocacy and Communications - Publishing

2

Arts - Combined Arts

24.5

11.5

Arts - Crafts

12.5

4

Arts - Dance

20.5

18

Arts - Drama

24

Arts - Film Video and Broadcasting

33

10

Arts - Literature

22

24.5

Arts - Music

24

15

Arts - Performing Arts

31.5

45

Arts - Touring

12.5

0.5

Arts - Visual Arts

40.5

46.5

CEO

34

6

CEO – Chairman’s Office

2

CEO - Regional ED's Office

19

Policy and Research

7

7

Resource development

49

119

Resource Development - Arts and Diversity

2.5

42

Resource development - Business assessment and Planning

8

8

Resource Development - Education and Training

19

19

Resource Development - Lottery

87.5

14

Resources - Directorate

22

9

Resources - Finance

36

56

Resources - HR

11

15.5

Resources - IT

17.5

18

Resources - Legal Services

3

Resources - Office Services

28.5

18.5

Core Total

599.5

601

Specific project

2012 Project

3

Arts Award

1

Arts Training South West

3

Artsmark

3

Commissions North

1

Commissions North

2

Contemporary Music Network

3

Creative Industries

4

Creative Partnerships

142

Cultural leadership programme

4

Decibel

9

Own Art

3

Public Art South West

2

2

Schools Arts Projects

1

Take it away

1

Young People at Risk

2

Young People’s Theatre

1

Specific project Total

5

182

Grand Total

604.5

783