HC Deb 12 January 1998 vol 304 c41W
Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

To ask the Prime Minister what are the objectives, budget and staffing levels of the Social Exclusion Unit. [21679]

The Prime Minister

I refer to my answer of 8 December 1997,Official Report, columns 408–10, to my hon. Friend the Member for Putney (Mr. Colman).

The Unit's running costs are met by contributions from the seconding Government departments or seconding or sponsoring organisations.