§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much his Department spent during 1994 on recruiting staff to his Department and its executive agencies; and how many staff were recruited.
§ Mr. Lang
[holding answer 27 January 1995]In 1994, the Scottish Office and its executive agencies recruited 158 staff at a total cost of £416,000. This excludes the recruitment of casual, temporary and seasonal staff. It also excludes the cost of executive search agencies which was the subject of a separate answer on 20 December 1994,Official Report, column 1055.