§ Mr. Robert McCartney
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was, at the latest available date, the number of Scottish Office and related agencies staff in 1995 by department or agency, the number of administrative and professional staff in each grade above clerical, by grade, their annual salary costs in each department or agency, the totals in each category, and the population of Scotland. 
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
The estimated population of Scotland at mid-1995 was 5,136,600. The numbers of staff at 1 April 1995 employed in the Scottish Office and its executive agencies, detailing administrative and professional staff in each grade above clerical and annual salary costs, are set out in the tables.341W
All permanent staff in the Scottish Office and its executive agencies at 1 April 1995 Full time equivalents Department/Agency Agencies-parent department FTE Scottish Office Core: of which: 4,217.3 Under Secretary of State's Department 461.0 Development Department 546.3 Education and Industry Department 559.1 Home Department 436.2 Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department 1,740.20 Department of Health 282.9 Other1 191.6 Executive Agencies: 5,542.4 Historic Scotland DD 633.6 Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency AEFD 237.5 Scottish Office Pensions Agency EID 161.4 Scottish Agricultural Science Agency AEFD 142.2 Student Awards Agency for Scotland EID 135.0 Scottish Prison Service HD 4,232.7 Total 9,759.7 1 Covers centrally funded staff such as those on maternity leave or sick leave.
Actual pay costs for permanent staff, by Department, 1995–96 including ERNIC and superannuation Department Pay £ million Under Secretary of State's Department 10.3 Development Department 13.3 Education and Industry Department 15.5 Home Department 11.1 Agriculture, Environment and Fisheries Department 35.5 Department of Health 7.3 Other 2.4 Total 95.4 Actual pay costs for executive agencies are not held centrally.
All permanent administrative and professional staff above the clerical grades in the Scottish Office and its executive agencies other than Scottish Prison Service position at 1 April 1995 Grade equivalent Administration group Professional group Total Senior Civil Service1 87.8 76.8 164.6 Grade 6 14.0 166.3 180.3 Grade 7 199.4 230.1 429.5 SEO 155.3 257.4 412.7 HEO 538.0 290.1 828.1 EO 587.1 371.8 958.9 Total 1,493.8 1,315.7 2,809.5 1 Formerly Grades 1 to 5.
Due to a pay and grading review, Scottish Prison Service staff are no longer classified by the standard civil service grades and are not split into pay bands.
Consequently, no breakdown along the lines requested is possible for SPS.342W