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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport: Staff

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 19th October 2018.

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Photo of Seema Malhotra Seema Malhotra Labour/Co-operative, Feltham and Heston

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what change there has been in staffing levels in his Department since June 2016.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The DCMS headcount for June 2016 and the following two years was:

Date

Headcount

30 June 2016

530

30 June 2017

669

30 June 2018

979

These figures relate to Civil Servants on DCMS’ payroll. This includes permanent staff, those on fixed-term contracts, those on paid loan/secondment in/out of DCMS and those on paid maternity leave.

This information is published by DCMS on an annual basis. The information for 2016/17 can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/dcms-workforce-management-data-financial-year-2016-to-2017

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