HC Deb 28 March 1995 vol 257 c518W
Mr. Henderson

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many press officers there are in(a) his Department, excluding the Overseas Development Administration, and (b) the Overseas Development Administration currently; and what the figures were in 1979. [16562]

Mr. Goodlad

There are currently nine press officers employed in the FCO news department compared with 11 in 1979.

The comparable figures for the ODA press office are three and three.