§ Mr. Dewar
A pay and grading review is currently underway in The Scottish Office and its executive agencies other than the Scottish Prison Service, but has not been completed. Staffing figures are therefore shown on the basis of standard civil service grades in the table.
The Scottish Office and its executive agencies (excluding SPS) at 1 April 1997 Grade equivalent Full-time equivalent Senior civil service 151.4 Grade 6 151.2 Grade 7 396.5 Senior executive officer 350.1 Higher executive officer 733.6 Executive officer 877.8
The Scottish Office and its executive agencies (excluding SPS) at 1 April 1997 Grade equivalent Full-time equivalent Administrative officer 990.6 Administrative assistant 997.8 Industrial 305.0 Total 4,954.0
As a pay and grading review has taken place in the Scottish Prison Service it is possible to provide a breakdown by pay band, although numbers are available on a headcount rather than an FTE basis. The information is set out in the table.
The Scottish Prison Service at 1 April 1997 Band Pay range Headcount Senior civil servants I £33,700–£52,100 6 H £28,100–£43,400 6 G £23,500–£35,750 58 F £17,900–£30,650 296 E £14,300–£25,550 563 D £11,450–£21,450 2,261 C £9,300–£16,350 1,194 B £7,350–£11,450 200 A £6,150–£9,600 40 Total 4,654