HC Deb 10 April 2000 vol 348 cc35-6W
Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many lawyers are employed by his Department; and how many were employed in 1995. [117807]

Mr. Byers

The Department employed 105 lawyers as at 31 March 2000.

The number of lawyers who were employed at 31 March in 1995 was 97.