HC Deb 29 April 2003 vol 404 c305W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the running costs in 2002 were of(a) his Ministers' private offices, separately identifying expenditure on staff, and (b) his Department. [105997]

Ruth Kelly

The administration costs of Ministers' private offices in the relevant financial years was as follows:

£ million
Total Of which: Staff
2001–02 3.8 2.6
2002–03 3.9 2.8
Information relating to the Treasury's total administration costs is published in the Department's Estimates.