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Departmental Manpower

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what estimate he has made of the average length of employment of staff of his Department at each Civil Service payband. (290534)

The information is as follows:

Pay band

Estimated average length of employment (years)

Directors General and above

14.8

Director

17.0

Deputy Director

16.8

Grade 6

16.1

Grade 7

18.0

SEO

17.7

HEO

14.4

EO

15.4

EA

13.5

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many staff there were in (a) his Department’s predecessor in 1997 and (b) his Department on the latest date for which figures are available. (292057)

Staffing information for the Department for Children Schools and Families and its predecessor in 1997, Department for Education and Employment, is published on the Civil Service website at:

http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/about/who/statistics/index.aspx