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House of Commons Written Answers 21 January 2013

 

National Parks

Mr Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many (a) rangers, (b) planners, (c) archaeologists, (d) sustainable development advisers and (e) education officers were employed in each national park in England in (i) 2010-11 and (ii) 2011-12; and if he will make a statement. [137618]

Richard Benyon: The numbers of rangers, planners, archaeologists, sustainable development advisers and education officers employed in each national park authority in England in 2010-11 and 2011-12 are set out in the following table:

 

Rangers

Planners

Archaeologists

Sustainable development advisers

Education officers

 

2010 -11

2011 -12

2010 -11

2011 -12

2010 11

2011 -12

2010 -11

2011 -12

2010 -11

2011 -12

Broads

16.18

15.75

4.68

4.85

0

0

0

0

0

0.92

Dartmoor

10.6

9.5

(1)6

(1)6

1.4

1.5

1

1

2

2

Exmoor

4

4

7

6

2

2

2

2

2

2

Lake District

25

22

20

20

3

3

2

2

2

2

New Forest

3.33

3.33

10

10

1

1

1.73

1.5

2.42

2.42

North York Moors

8.73

8.73

(1)9.2

(1)8.2

1.5

1.5

1

0

3.9

3.5

Northumberland

10

7

1.5

1

1

1

0

0

1.5

1.5

Peak District

32

27.5

17

17

4

3

1

1

9.4

4

South Downs

0

18

2

25

0

0

0

1

1

1

Yorkshire Dales

19

18

10

8

2

1

1

0

1

0

(1 )Figures exclude forward planners.

Mr Thomas: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what estimate he has made of the number of (a) jobs, (b) young people involved in and (c) hectares of land conserved as a result of National Parks Sustainable Development Fund projects in (i) 2010-11, (ii) 2011-12 and (iii) 2012-13; and if he will make a statement . [137637]

Richard Benyon: No estimate has been made of the numbers of (a) jobs, (b) young people involved in, and (c) hectares of land conserved as a result of National Parks Sustainable Development Fund projects in the last three years.

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