HC Deb 29 March 1995 vol 257 c647W
Mr. Henderson

To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many press officers there are in his Department currently; and what the figures were for(a) his Department and(b) the Department of Energy in 1979. [16560]

Mr. Heseltine

There are 17 press officers currently employed in my Department. Comparable figures for 1979 are not available.