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Civil Contingencies Secretariat: Finance

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 207216, tabled on 10 January 2019

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what the civil contingencies secretariat budget was for (a) 2016-17, (b) 2017-18 and (c) 2018-19.

Answered on

17 January 2019

The Civil Contingencies Secretariat sits within the wider National Security Secretariat. The budget for the Civil Contingencies Secretariat (CCS) for 2016-2017, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 is set out in the table below;


Total Budget


£11.9 million


£15,4 million


£16.9 million

The current delegated headcount for CCS is 94. This is the maximum number of staff paid out of the CCS budget, it does not include staff working in or with the Secretariat paid for by other departments or programmes.

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Cabinet Office