HC Deb 17 June 2002 vol 387 c4W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how much the Department has spent on staff training and development in each of the last five years. [61066]

Mr. Mike O'Brien

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has spent the following on training and development for UK-based and local staff both in the UK and overseas.

1997–98 6,261,972
1998–99 7,233,036
1999–2000 6,671,147
2000–01 9,874,047
2001–02 11,331,631