§ Mr. Mullin
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people are employed by the C3 Division and at what cost.
§ Mr. John Patten
Forty-eight people are currently employed in C3 Division of the Home Office at an annual 325W cost of £756,000. Of these, 18 are employed in dealing with work associated with alleged miscarriages of justice and the exercise of the royal prerogative of mercy, at an annual cost of £275,500.