Ministers' Private Offices

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 8th October 2013.

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Photo of Michael Dugher Michael Dugher Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many full-time equivalent staff of each Civil Service grade are currently employed in the private office of each Minister in his Department; and what the pay band of each such member of staff is.

Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills

Staffing for Ministers' Offices where BIS is responsible for their pay, is shown in the table:

Office SCS G7 FS/HEO EO AO
SoS 1   3 4 0
David Willetts 0   3 4 0
Michael Fallon(1) 0   2 6 0
Jo Swinson(2) 0   1 4 2
Matthew Hancock(3) 0   1 2 1
Lord Green(4) 0   2 1.5 0
Viscount Younger 0 0 2 1.5 0
(1) Shared Minister with DECC (2) Shared Minster with DCMS (3) shared Minister with DFE (4) Shared Minister with FCO

Details of pay grades are published on the Gov.uk website at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-business-innovation-skills/series/bis-organogram-and-staff-pay-data

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