HC Deb 27 March 1995 vol 257 c475W
Mr. Henderson

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many press officers there are in his Department currently; and what the figure was in 1979. [16575]

Mr. Howard

The Home Department's records do not contain a breakdown between press officers and paid publicity staff before 1983. There are currently 15 press officers, including the director and deputy director of information.