HC Deb 13 February 2004 vol 418 c99W
Dr. Cable

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development 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. [150267]

Mr. Gareth Thomas

Details of the numbers of current civil servants in DFID (there are no agencies), broken down by grade, are contained in the following table.

Grade (highest first) Staff numbers
Senior Civil Service 71
Al (Level 6) 178
A2 (Level 7) 368
A3 (Senior Executive Officer) level 139
Bl (Higher Executive Officer) level 297
B2 (Executive Officer) level 295
C1 (Administrative Officer) level 306
C2 (Administrative Assistant) level 90
Total 1,744

There were 1,177 Civil Servants in DFID, in 1997. A breakdown of that figure by grade, is not available.

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