§ Dr. Julian Lewis
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many net additional staff his Department has recruited in each month since June 2001 at(a) executive officer level and (b) administrative level. 
§ Maria Eagle
Data on staffing levels in the civil service are collected by the Cabinet Office twice yearly, with figures being reported as at 1 April and 1 October. Headline figures are published under National Statistics guidelines via a press notice. Those for October 2001 were published on 21 February 2002 and are available in the Library. Figures are not collected centrally on a month to month basis.