Department for Transport: Information Officers

(asked on 19th April 2022) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, how many communications staff are employed by his Department (a) full time, (b) part time and (c) on flexible working arrangements as of 19 April 2022.

Answered by
Andrew Stephenson Portrait
Andrew Stephenson
Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)
This question was answered on 25th April 2022

As of 19 April 2022, communications staff within the department and agencies are below. Please note the definitions as follows:

Full time - Anyone working 37 hours over 5 days a week.

Part-time - anyone working fewer than 37 hours per week as standard.

Flexible working - anyone working 37 hours in fewer than 5 days eg compressed hours, 10 days in 9 etc.


Total staff = 87

Full time = 80

Part time = 2

Flexible working = 5

The figures include the central communications directorate, including 5 corporate team members, one of whom is a contractor, and 21 communications professionals embedded in policy teams across the department. The two part time members of staff are a job share.


Total staff = 46

Full time = 36

Part time = 10


Total staff = 45

Full time = 32

Part time = 11

Flexible working = 3

The figures include 5 full time contractors and 1 communications person working in Operations who is a part-time FTA.


Total staff = 13

Full time = 10

Part time = 3


Total staff = 3

Full time = 3

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