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Cyhoeddwyd gyntaf:
18 Mai 2022
Diweddarwyd ddiwethaf:


12 May 2022



ATISN 16248

Thank you for your request which I received on 12 April 2022. For the years 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22, you asked for the following information:              

the number of press officers directly employed by the Welsh Government and the cost of these press officers.

We do not hold historical records with this information during the period requested.

However, as of March 2022 the breakdown was as follows:

Head of News – Grade 6
6x Grade 7 (inc.1 x P/T), 
9x Senior Executive Officer (inc.1 x P/T), 
7x Higher Executive Officer (inc.1 x PT) 
1x Executive Officer

Grade pay bands:

Executive Officer: £25,860-£29,430
Higher Executive Officer: £31,210-£38,160
Senior Executive Officer: £40,100-£47,470
Grade 7: £51,380-£61,440 
Grade 6: £64,520-£75,480

If you are dissatisfied with the Welsh Government’s handling of your request, you can ask for an internal review within 40 working days of the date of this response. Requests for an internal review should be addressed to the Welsh Government’s Freedom of Information Officer at:

Information Rights Unit 
Welsh Government
Cathays Park 
CF10 3NQ 

or e-mail:

Please remember to quote the ATISN reference number above.   

You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: 

Information Commissioner’s Office 
Wycliffe House 
Water Lane 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

However, please note that the Commissioner will not normally investigate a complaint until it has been through our own internal review process.

Yours sincerely