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Council of Europe: Manpower

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 3rd May 2011.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many staff were employed at each grade by (a) the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights in each of the last three years and (b) each institution of the Council of Europe; and what estimate he has made of staffing levels in the Council of Europe's institutions in each of the next three years.

Photo of David Lidington David Lidington The Minister for Europe

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office does not hold the information requested, and has made no estimate of future staffing levels in the Council of Europe (CoE).

The Secretariat of the CoE has provided the following information:

Council of Europe s taff: Numbers by grade working in the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights; and total numbers working for the Council of Europe by grade
2008
  Grade
A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6
HR Comm Office 1 1 5 2 2 4 1
Total staff by grade 49 133 252 137 63 32 9 20 278 468 216 130 19
  Grade  
C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 Total
HR Comm Office 16
Total staff by grade 6 30 46 30 19 5 1 11 29 16 3 2,002
2009
  Grade
A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6
HR Comm Office 2 1 4 2 1 2 3 2
Total staff by grade 38 140 273 139 63 32 9 13 264 503 235 143 19
  Grade  
C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 L1 L2 L3 L4 L5 Total
HR Comm Office 17
Total staff by grade 3 49 47 32 19 4 1 8 30 15 4 2,083
2010
  Grade
A1 A2 A3 A4 A5 A6 A7 B1 B2 B3 B4 B5 B6
HR Comm Office 2 5 4 2 1 2 4 2
Total staff by grade 23 148 287 142 62 34 10 5 274 533 252 151 18
  Grade
C1 C2 C3 C4 C5 C6 L2 L3 L4 L5 Total
HR Comm Office 22
Total staff by grade 3 55 47 30 17 4 8 33 15 4 2,155

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