§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will list the job advertisements placed by his Department in the last 12 months specifying where the advertisements were placed and the cost in each case. 
Dr. John Reid: The Department advertises external competitions in the Belfast Telegraph, Irish News and Newsletter unless another newspaper is specifically requested.
The vacancies advertised in the last 12 months are as follows:
£ Vacancy Cost Crown Solicitor 3,296.34 Legal Assistants—DPP 2,594.83 Support Grade Band 2 (SBG II)—Gardener1 2,280 Head of Accounts (NI Prison Service)2 5,247.72 Head of Financial Services Division2 Assistant Director—DPP 3,875.23 Head of Corporate Services—DPP3 14,191.37 SGBII—Repository Assistant 583.64 1 This post was also advertised in the Ulster Star. 2 These competitions were run jointly. 3 This competition had to be re-advertised and the costs were split between the Recruitment agency and the newspapers concerned.