Civil Servants: Scotland
Nick Hurd (Parliamentary Secretary (Civil Society), Cabinet Office; Ruislip, Northwood and Pinner, Conservative)
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the UK Statistics Authority. I have asked the authority to reply.
Letter from Glen Watson, dated October 2012
As Director General for the Office for National Statistics, I have been asked to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question concerning how many Civil Servants are employed by UK Government departments and their agencies in Scotland. (125065)
Data are collected on the number of Civil Servants on an annual basis, with
The latest available data are for March 2012, and shows employment of 46,260 in UK Government departments and their agencies in Scotland. Of this, 16,270 are in the Scottish Government.