HC Deb 03 December 1987 vol 123 c685W
Mr. Tom Arnold

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the responsibilities of each of the deputy secretaries in his Department and the numbers and ranks of staff reporting to each.

Mr. Hurd

The information relating to staff in post as at 1 November 1987 is as follows:

Grade 2: Criminal, Constitutional and Statistical Departments and Research and Planning Unit:

  • Three grade 3s, and 708 other staff.

Grade 2: Police Department (including Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary, Forensic Science Service and Scientific Research and Development Branch):

  • Three grade 3s, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Controller, Forensic Science Service, and 2,641 other staff.

Grade 2: Broadcasting and Miscellaneous, Equal Opportunities and General, Immigration and Nationality and Passport Departments:

  • Four grade 3s, and 4,417 other staff.

Principal Establishment Officer: Establishment, Fire and Emergency Planning, Finance and Manpower Departments:

  • Three grade 3s, one director of information services and 1,887 other staff.

Legal Adviser

Two principal assistant legal advisers (Grade 3) and 26 other staff.

Director-General of the Prison Service:

  • One Deputy Director-General, three grade 3s, one Director, Prison Medical Services, and 27,795 other staff.