HC Deb 27 January 1998 vol 305 c171W
Mr. Robert McCartney

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many staff are employed in each Northern Ireland Civil Service Department on(a) writing legislation and (b) writing procedural guidance consequent upon legislation; and what are the total and average staff costs for each department. [24169]

Mr. Paul Murphy

Information in the form requested is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.