§ Baroness Blatch
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many staff are currently employed directly, and how many are funded indirectly, by the Department for Education and Skills. [HL 856]
§ Baroness Ashton of Upholland
The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) employs directly 4,299 staff (4,103 permanent and 196 temporary).
Details of the number of staff funded indirectly by DfES could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.