§ Mr. Alan Simpson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will list the names of the officials at his Department who are currently on secondment from private companies and the companies by which they are employed. 
§ Mr. Meacher
There are currently 26 people on secondment to the Department from private companies. They are listed in the table. This answer also covers Government Offices, the responsibility for which is shared with the Secretaries of State for Education and Employment and Trade and Industry.
Name Company T. Bibby Tyneside TEC A. Blumenthal Crown House Engineering A. Carter-Gray Boots the Chemist Ltd. D. Cobb College of North East London M Coe Unilever C. Courtney Kvaerner Cementation Foundations P. Craddock Ove Amp K. Curran LETEC D. Dawson D. A. Dawson and Associates S. Drummond National Grid R. Evans Bovis Construction L. Gilmour Sunderland TEC N. Haries Hider K. Henry Sunderland TEC
Name Company J. Hall Institute for Fiscal Studies P. Jones Kvaerner Cementation Foundations S. McKenna Waters Ltd. J. Mead Construction Industry Council M. Mitchell British Gas R. Murphy Tyneside TEC P. Runacres Geoffrey Reid Associates M. Salter OPM A. Stacey ABROS K. Treadaway Building Research Establishment S. Tindale IPPR A. Wain Kvaerener Construction