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Departmental Manpower

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what estimate she has made of the average length of employment of staff of her Department at each Civil Service payband. (290412)

The following table shows, at 31 March 2009, the average length of time staff have been employed at the Department for Work and Pensions and its predecessor organisations, broken down by grade.

Grade

Average length of service years

Administrative Assistant

8

Administrative Officer

9

Executive Officer

22

Higher Executive Officer

24

Senior Executive Officer

26

Grade 7

23

Grade 6

24

Senior Civil Servants

21