Office for Nuclear Regulation

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Staffing levels at ONR

Date released
27 February 2018
Request number
Release of information under
Freedom of Information Act 2000

Information requested

I would like to know staffing levels at the ONR for the years 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16 and 2016/17, as well as any information for the most recent period.

I would like this information sent to me via email and in an .XLS format, if possible.

Information released

The information for the years 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 has been published in the ONR Annual Report and Accounts referenced below. Please note the figures for 2017/18 will be published in the summer of 2018 in the ONR Annual Report and Accounts 2017 to 2018.

Time period

ONR Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staff numbers

1 April 2014 - 31 March 2015


1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016


1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017


1 April 2017 - 31 January 2018


The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) was established as a statutory Public Corporation on 1 April 2014 under the Energy Act 2013. Information on staffing levels prior to this date is not held by ONR. Please contact the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for information prior to 1 April 2014.The HSE website - provides details of how to make a Freedom of Information request.

In addition, please find attached an excel spreadsheet detailing the Full Time Equivalent (FTE) staffing numbers for the years 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18 as requested.


Exemptions applied


PIT (Public Interest Test) if applicable