HC Deb 17 June 2002 vol 387 cc64-5W
Pete Wishart

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how much expenditure his Department has incurred in each year since 1997 on employing external consultants to deal with the press and public relations of his Department. [59473]

Jane Kennedy

The Northern Ireland Office has not employed any external consultants in a press or public relations capacity within the period stated.