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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Staff

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 177730, tabled on 10 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what change there has been in staffing levels in his Department since June 2016.

Answered on

18 October 2018

The changes in staffing levels for Defra between 30 June 2016 and 30 June 2018 are shown in the table below:

June 2016

June 2018

Change

Headcount

1700

3,810

+2,110

Source: Office of National Statistics – Quarterly Public Sector Employment Survey (June 2016 and June 2018)