§ Mr. Robert Jackson
To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office how many people in his Department are currently on secondment from private companies; and if he will list them, their companies and their current responsibilities within Government. 
§ Mr. Kilfoyle
At 30 November 1998, the Cabinet Office employed three secondees from private companies, details as follows284WMr. H. S. Rolfe of Marks and Spencers PLC working in the Efficiency Unit;Ms A. Jordan of the NatWest bank PLC working in the Social Exclusion Unit; andMrs M. Pye of BT working in the Office of the Civil Service Commissioners.
No secondees from private companies are currently employed in any of the Cabinet Office agencies, or in the Central Office of Information which is a separate Department reporting to me.