HC Deb 24 November 1999 vol 339 cc159-60W
23. Mr. Ian Bruce

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many Ministers there will be in the devolved Northern Ireland Administration; and what the total bill will be for salaries. [98787]

Mr. Mandelson

Ten in addition to the First Minister and the Deputy First Minister. Costs in a full financial year are estimated at £1 million.