§ Annabelle Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many and what percentage of(a) civil service, (b) executive agencies and (c) non-departmental public body jobs under the remit of his Department are located in Scotland; and how many of each have been relocated to Scotland since May 1997. 
§ Mr. McCartney
Information on the number and percentage of Department for Work and Pensions jobs in Scotland as at 1 April 2002 is in the following table.
None of these posts have relocated to Scotland since May 1997.
Number of posts Percentage of total DWP Executive agencies 12,255 12.2 Independent statutory bodies 0 0 Others 1,192 6.2
1. The numbers are expressed in whole time equivalent rounded to the nearest whole number.
2. The figures do not include casual posts.