§ 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 SCS SCS 10 A SEO/Grade 6 and 7 31 B SEO/ HEO 38 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.