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Departmental Scientists

Volume 502: debated on Wednesday 9 December 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many (a) scientific advisers and (b) civil servants in scientific posts there are in his Department. (302027)

DCMS has one chief scientific adviser who is a Senior Civil Servant, Director, and Board member. The chief scientific adviser leads a team of 15 civil servants working in a variety of scientific or research posts across the disciplines of economics, statistics, social or operational research.