Senior Civil Servants: Resignations

Cabinet Office written question – answered on 4th July 2019.

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Photo of Paul Blomfield Paul Blomfield Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, how many officials at (a) grade six, (b) grade seven and (c) SCS1 and above, have left his Department in each quarter of each year since July 2016.

Photo of Oliver Dowden Oliver Dowden The Parliamentary Secretary, Cabinet Office

Grade 7 and Grade 6 is currently a combined grade in Cabinet Office known as Band A. The Department also has an additional grade between Band A and SCS1 level known as 'Extended Band A'.

The table below shows how many officials at those grades have left Cabinet Office in each quarter of each year since 1 April 2016.

Quarter

Band A (G6/7 combined)

Extended Band A

SCS1 and above

Q1 16/17

82

0

28

Q2 16/17

69

0

24

Q3 16/17

95

0

18

Q4 16/17

33

0

16

Q1 17/18

65

0

20

Q2 17/18

79

3

8

Q3 17/18

56

2

7

Q4 17/18

59

6

8

Q1 18/19

93

8

14

Q2 18/19

96

3

20

Q3 18/19

71

6

8

Q4 18/19

41

7

20

In the context of the total workforce size, the numbers of leavers in the grades shown represented 14% of the workforce in 2016/17, and 6% in both 2017/18 and 2018/19. This compares with a figure of 16.5% for the Private Sector.

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