§ Mr. Burstow
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the annual(a) salary and (b) support costs are of his Department's director of international recruitment for health services. 
§ Mr. Hutton
[holding answer 21 May 2002]: The director of international recruitment was on detachment from her post as executive nurse director at Hammersmith Hospitals National Health Service Trust. This secondment finished on 30 April 2002. The trust publishes salary details of its senior staff in its annual report. A budget of £154,000 was secured for 2001–02 to fund salaries, travel and support costs to the director.