HC Deb 16 February 1995 vol 254 cc783-4W
Ms Estelle Morris

To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many(a) full-time employees and (b) part-time employees were employed in her Department in each of the last five years for which figures are available.

Mr. Forth

The number of staff in post at 1 April was as follows:

Full-time Part-time Total
1990 2,514 155 2,669
1991 2,607 182 2,789
1992 2,645 186 2,831
1993 1,962 148 2,110
1994 1,915 150 2,065

These figures include throughout staff in post in the Teachers Pensions Agency. The figures for 1990, 1991 and 1992 include HMI and staff responsible for science and sport. Those responsible for science and sport transferred respectively to the Cabinet Office and the Department of National Heritage in July 1992. The majority of Her Majesty's inspectorate and their support staff transferred to the Office for Standards in Education in September 1992.