HC Deb 12 February 2004 vol 417 c1552W
Dr. Cable

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many civil servants, broken down by grade, there are in the Department and the agencies for which the Department is responsible; and what the figures were in January 1997. [150261]

Ruth Kelly

I refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, my hon. Friend the Member for Paisley, South (Mr. Alexander) gave to the hon. Member on 9 February,Official Report, columns 1293–98W.

National Savings and Investments information was not included in the central answer and therefore the information is detailed as follows:

On 1 January 2004, National Savings and Investments employed a total of 119 staff broken down by grade as follows:

Range Civil Service equivalent grade Number
A SEO/Grade 6 and 7 31
C EO 24
D AO/AA 16

As of 31 March 1997, National Savings employed 4,290 full-time equivalent staff. The historical breakdown of grading is unavailable. Of the 4,290 staff, eight were SCS. This information was published in the annual report for 1996–97.