HC Deb 22 January 1998 vol 304 c623W
Ms Abbott

To ask the Prime Minster how many people work for him at No. 10 Downing Street; and of these how many are paid(a) from public funds and (b) by the Labour Party. [23025]

The Prime Minster

[holding answer 15 January 1998]: There were 152 people working at No. 10 Downing Street on 1 January 1998. Of these, 145 were paid from public funds and seven Political Office staff were paid by the Labour Party.