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Departmental Manpower

Volume 485: debated on Monday 15 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport with reference to the answer of 26 November 2008, Official Report, column 1567W, on departmental senior civil servants, how many of the 192 members of the senior civil service in his Department are employed in (a) the central Department and (b) each of his Department's agencies. (242299)

[holding answer 10 December 2008]: The number of senior civil servants employed in (a) the central Department and (b) each of the Department's agencies is set out in the following table:

Organisation

Number of senior civil servants

Department for Transport (Centre)

147

Driving Standards Agency

3

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

8

Highways Agency

25

Government Car and Despatch Agency

1

Maritime and Coastguard Agency

4

Vehicle Certification Agency

1

Vehicle and Operator Services Agency

3

Total

192