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Department for Education: Information Officers

Question for Department for Education

UIN 156503, tabled on 20 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much the Department spent on communications staff in (a) 2019-20, (b) 2020-21 and (c) 2021-22.

Answered on

28 April 2022

The Department for Education’s spend on Government Communications Service staff in the Communications Directorate, in the requested years, can be found in the table below. The expenditure includes pay, pension costs, overtime, and travel.

Financial year

Spend

2019/20

£3,146,805

2020/21

£4,978,933

2021/22

£4,966,306