§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many staff were employed by his Department on(a) 2 May 1997 and (b) 31 May 2002. 
§ Mr. McCartney
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary for the Cabinet Office (Douglas Alexander) on 13 June 2002,Official Report, column 1402W.