HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 c146W
Mr. Burns

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many non-career civil servants have been appointed to his Department since 1 May 1997. [25842]

Mr. Dewar

The number of casual, fixed-term appointees and Special Advisers appointed to my Department and its Agencies since 1 May 1997 is 870.