HC Deb 18 April 1990 vol 170 cc856-7W
Mr. Tom Arnold

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the responsibilities of each of the deputy secretaries in his Department and the number and ranks of staff reporting to each.

Mr. Ryder

There are six deputy secretaries in the Treasury. Their responsibilities and the number of staff who report to them are as follows:

Responsibilities Staff numbers
Overseas Finance
European Community Group
Aid and Export Finance Group
International Finance Group
(Three Grade 3, Six Grade 5, and 63 other staff) 72
Public Finance
Fiscal Policy Group
Financial Institutions and Markets Group
Monetary Group
Public Sector Finance Division
(Three Grade 3, Eight Grade 5, and 105½ other staff) 116½
Public Enterprises Group
Industry, Agriculture and Employment Group
Home Transport and Education Group
(Two Grade 3, Seven Grade 5, and 86 other staff) 95
Public Services
Social Services and Territorial Group
Local Government Group
Treasury Officer of Accounts and Purchasing
Central Computer and Telecommunications Agency
(Four Grade 3, Twelve Grade 5 and 489½ other staff) 505½
Responsibilities Staff numbers
Deputy Chief Economic Adviser
Forecast and Analysis Group
Medium Term and Policy Analysis Group
Public Expenditure Economics Group
(Three Grade 3, Seven Grade 5, and 46 other staff) 56
Civil Service Management and Pay (Responsibility of Second Permanent Secretary prior to January 1990)
Management Policy and Running Costs Group
Personnel Policy Group
Pay and Industrial Relations Group
Civil Service Catering Organisation
(Three Grade 3, Nine Grade 5, and 1,102 other staff including 599 Industrials) 1,114

The remainder of the Department reports directly to the permanent secretary, the second permanent secretary (public expenditure) or the chief accountancy adviser. Staff in these areas total 1,169.