§ Sue Doughty
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when her Department has advertised for the position of landfill directive manager in her Department since 1997; on what dates the post has been filled; and if she will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Morley
The position of landfill directive manager (now known as 'Head of Landfill and Composting Team') has been advertised and filled as follows since 1997:
July 2000:post advertised internally within DETR. Post filled on 20 October 2000.
December 2001:post became vacant and was advertised internally in DEFRA. Post filled on 18 March 2002.