§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Prime Minister how many individuals his office has recruited under the New Deal for Young People. 
§ The Prime Minister
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office to my hon. Friend the Member for26W Slough (Fiona Mactaggart) on 25 May 1999, Official Report, column 116. One placement has been in my Office and I am delighted to say that the person is now in unsubsidised employment. Subject to the necessary security clearances, I intend to take additional New Dealers in the future.