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Crown Prosecution Service: Staff

Question for Attorney General

UIN 143870, tabled on 26 January 2021

To ask the Attorney General, how many CPS staff were employed and (a) in what role and (b) at what grade those staff were employed in each year from 2010 to 2020.

Answered on

2 February 2021

The number of staff employed by the Crown Prosecution Service (‘CPS’), broken down by grade, between 31/03/12 to 31/03/20, can be found in the tables below. To retrieve data for years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012, and the detail for roles across all years, would represent a disproportionate cost to the CPS.

31/03/2020

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

1351

1226.88

EO

1217

1115.80

G6/G7

2656

2447.11

HEO/SEO

886

849.75

SCS

82

80.71

Grand Total

6192

5720.26

31/03/2019

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

1392

1263.23

EO

1175

1069.66

G6/G7

2589

2384.21

HEO/SEO

791

757.75

SCS

78

77.10

Grand Total

6025

5551.95

31/03/2018

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

1436

1309.02

EO

1186

1084.08

G6/G7

2472

2274.88

HEO/SEO

810

775.08

SCS

76

75.38

Grand Total

5980

5518.44

31/03/2017

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

1536

1409.30

EO

1199

1094.03

G6/G7

2399

2206.89

HEO/SEO

780

745.46

SCS

70

69.38

Grand Total

5984

5525.04

31/03/2016

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

1527

1398.90

EO

1223

1112.19

G6/G7

2354

2170.88

HEO/SEO

743

710.50

SCS

68

67.78

Grand Total

5915

5460.26

31/03/2015

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

1683

1549.14

EO

1298

1189.95

G6/G7

2445

2258.48

HEO/SEO

789

754.83

SCS

65

65.00

Grand Total

6280

5817.40

31/03/2014

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

1882

1726.96

EO

1381

1267.24

G6/G7

2558

2362.03

HEO/SEO

777

744.30

SCS

65

65.00

Grand Total

6663

6165.54

31/03/2013

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AO/AA

2061

1877.40

EO

1551

1422.82

G6/7

2801

2592.40

HEO/SEO

850

807.52

SCS

66

66.00

Grand Total

7329

6766.14

31/03/2012

ONS Grade

Headcount

FTE

AA/AO

2087

1896.94

EO

1601

1468.00

G6/G7

2961

2740.09

HEO/SEO

932

887.29

SCS

67

66.80

Grand Total

7648

7059.12

*Data is as at 31st March each year

This data is taken from the Trent and Oracle HR Database.

The data is compiled to ONS specification – it excludes career break, unpaid loans, fee paid and non-salaried staff.

The data excludes no pay staff which are derived from the CIS file provided to us.

Data shows HC and FTE to ONS Grade

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