To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change pursuant to the answer of 19 November 2008, Official Report, column 628W, on departmental personnel, how many Civil Service fast streamers are in post in his Department. (280332)
DECC was formed from the Climate Change Directorates from DEFRA and the Energy Group from what was then BERR, now BIS. DECC inherited 17 Fast streamers from BERR and 30 from DEFRA. The total number of fast streamers currently working in DECC is 47.