(1) how many (a) civil servants and (b) special advisers are employed in each salary band in his Office;
(2) how many appointments of (a) civil servants and (b) special advisers in each salary band have been made to his Office in each month since 27 June 2007.
On numbers of appointments, the Department generally has a high level of turnover compared to other Government Departments, because there are significant numbers of staff on fixed term appointments, on loan from other Government Departments or on secondment from external organisations, bringing in people with relevant skills/expertise to work on current priorities. There were 476 appointments in 2006-07.
The number of full-time equivalent civil servants in each band, appointed to the Cabinet Office each month since
Since 2003, the Government have published details on special adviser names, numbers and costs in an annual written ministerial statement. For the most recent information I refer the hon. Member to the statement made by my right hon. Friend, the Prime Minister on