HC Deb 26 June 1989 vol 155 cc324-5W
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 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.