§ Mr. Andrew Turner
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many full-time equivalent staff are employed in(a) the Department and (b) each of the agencies it sponsors; and what the equivalent figures were for 1997. 
§ Alun Michael
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Minister of State, Cabinet Office on 16 January 2003,Official Report column 697W.