HC Deb 14 July 1992 vol 211 c521W
Mr. Steen

To ask the Attorney-General how many staff his Department currently employs; what are the total personnel costs; and what were the staffing levels and personnel costs in 1970.

The Attorney-General

The current numbers of civil servants and total personnel costs are:

Number Cost
(£ million)
Legal Secretariat to the Law Officers 24.0 0.90
Treasury Solicitor's Department 464.5 15.70
Crown Prosecution Service 5,978.0 1122.59
Serious Fraud Office 2135.0 4.10
1 1991–92.
2 In addition 59 temporary staff are currently employed. The number varies with operational requirements.

Details of staffing levels and personnel costs in 1970 cannot be provided without incurring disproportionate expense.