§ Mr. Ainger
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many civil service appointments were made to administrative assistants and administrative officer posts in his Department and the agencies for which he is accountable in each quarter from September 1993 until April 1995. 
Mr. John M. Taylor
The Lord Chancellor's Department has recruited administrative assistants and administrative officers as shown in the table.
The Lord Chancellor had responsibility for three agencies in the period covered by the question: Her Majesty's Land Registry, the Public Record Office, and the Public Trust Office. Figures for the Public Trust Office, which became an agency in July 1994, are included in the table. I have asked the chief executives of Her Majesty's Land Registry and the Public Record Office to reply direct.73W
Quarterly recruitment of administrative assistants and administrative officers in the lord chancellors department Quarter Administrative assistants Administrative officers Total 01 October 1993 to 31 December 1994 54 222 276 01 January 1994 to 31 March 1994 52 217 269 01 April 1994 to 30 June 1994 70 250 320 01 July 1994 to 30 September 1994 85 269 354 01 October 1994 to 30 December 1994 84 265 349 01 January 1995 to 31 March 1995 52 216 268
The figures shown include the recruitment of administrative assistants and administrative officers to the Public Trust Office. The Public Trust Office became an agency in July 1994.
Letter from John Manthorpe to Mr. Nick Ainger, dated 1 May 1995:I have been asked by the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, to reply to your recent question concerning Civil Service appointments to administrative assistant and administrative officer posts in each quarter from September 1993 to April 1995. During that period, the Land Registry made no such appointments.
Letter from Sarah Tyacke to Mr. Nick Ainger, dated 1 May 1995:I have been asked by the Lord Chancellor's Parliamentary Secretary to reply to your question relating to appointments made to administrative assistant and administrative officer posts in the Public Record Office in each quarter from September 1993 to April 1995.The following appointments were made:
Administrative Assistant Administrative Officer September 1993– December 1993 0 0 January 1994–March 1994 0 0 April 1994–June 1994 0 0 July 1994–September 1994 0 1 October 1994–December 1994 0 0 January 1995–April 1995 0 1