HC Deb 26 March 1998 vol 309 cc222-3W
Mr. Swinney

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport if he will list the(a) location of, (b) running costs of, (c) salary costs of and (d) number of staff based at the Head Office of the Museums and Galleries Commission, the percentage of total staff based (i) at HQ, (ii) in London and (iii) in Scotland and the percentage of salary and running costs incurred in (A) Scotland and (B) London. [36109]

Mr. Fisher

[holding answer 24 March 1998]All staff of the Museums and Galleries Commission are based at its headquarters offices at 16 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AA. For the financial year 1997–98, running costs were £507,000 and salary costs were £1,054,951 for a total of 43 staff. With all staff being based at the headquarters offices, 100 per cent. of running costs and salary costs are incurred in London.