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Staff headcount and wage bill

Request date: 7 December 2022

This version was printed or saved on: 15 June 2024

Online version: https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/about-us/freedomofinformation/staff-headcount-and-wage-bill


Dear Information Team

This is an information request relating to the number of staff working at the organisation.

Please include the information for each of the following financial years; 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22:

Please also provide me with the current headcount of staff.



Thank you for your request which has been processed under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA).

In your email you have requested information relating to the number of staff working at the Gambling Commission for each of the following financial years; 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22. Specifically:

Further to this, the current headcount of staff.

Our response to your request is as follows.

Current headcount of staff

Current headcount of staff for the financial years 2019 to 2020, 2020 to 2021 and 2021 to 2022.
Year Number of staff as at 31 March Total wage bill (£'000s)
2019 to 2020 340 £19,491
2020 to 2021 335 £21,256
2021 to 2022 310 £19,167
Financial year to date (YTD) 30 November 2022 324 Not requested

Review of the decision

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your Freedom of Information request you are entitled to an internal review of our decision. You should write to FOI Team, Gambling Commission, 4th floor, Victoria Square House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B2 4BP or by reply to this email.

Please note, internal review requests should be made within 40 working days of the initial response. Requests made outside this timeframe will not be processed.

If you are not content with the outcome of our review, you may then apply directly to the Information Commissioner (ICO) for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have already exhausted the review procedure provided by the Gambling Commission.

The ICO can be contacted at: The Information Commissioner’s Office (opens in a new tab), Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

Information Management Team
Gambling Commission
Victoria Square House
Victoria Square
Birmingham B2 4BP