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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

Civil Service Staff costs (FOI)

Civil Service Staff costs (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 07 December 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Total public cost of anyone employed in the following roles in the civil service (for the year 2020 or the most recent year for which data are available).


Diversity and Inclusion Managers (and similar roles)


Director Generals


Data Protection roles


To provide an answer to your request, we have conducted a key word search based on job titles as shown below. The department does not hold a central record of individuals’ specified job remit and it is worth noting that many staff will have aspects of diversity and inclusion and data protection in their roles. Article 3 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.

The below figures are based on the last full year of data for 2020.


Diversity & Inclusion Managers 

The total public cost for civil servant employees in Diversity and Inclusion roles for 2020 is £28,022. Please note that this is not limited to managers only. 

The job title key word search is based on the below criteria:

  • Diversity & Inclusion 
  • Diversity
  • Inclusion
  • D&I


Director Generals

Total public costs for Director Generals can be found on pages 200-201 of the Annual Report and Accounts document which can be downloaded from the following link.

States of Jersey Annual Report and Accounts 2020 (pdf)


Data Protection roles

Based on a job title key word search of ‘data protection’, the total public cost for civil servant employees in 2020 was £139,373.

The Proposition 59 report on consultancy spending details the costs of consultancy services provided in relation to these areas of work. As the information requested is accessible by other means, Article 23 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011 applies.

January 2020 to June 2020

Data Protection Unit Service – Page five

Data Service Protection Officers – Page five

July 2020 to December 2020

Data Protection Office – Page 13

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For the purposes of this Law, information is held by a public authority if –

(a) it is held by the authority, otherwise than on behalf of another person; or

(b) it is held by another person on behalf of the authority.

Article 23 - Information accessible to applicant by other means

Information is absolutely exempt information if it is reasonably available to the applicant, otherwise than under this Law, whether or not free of charge.

A scheduled public authority that refuses an application for information on this ground must make reasonable efforts to inform the applicant where the applicant may obtain the information.

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