§ Mr. Laws
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what his estimate is of total public spending on HM Treasury in(a) current and (b) capital terms in each year from 1990–91 to 2003–04 (planned), in 2001–02 prices; and if he will make a statement; 
(2) what his estimate is of total staff numbers within HM Treasury for each year from 1990–91 to 2004–05 (planned); and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ruth Kelly
I refer the hon. Member to expenditure figures in the Treasury's annual reports (of which the most recent is Cm 5425). GDP deflators are available in the 'Economic Data and Tools' section of the Treasury website: www.hm-treasury.gov.uk Details on staff numbers are published in "Civil Service Statistics", copies of which are available in the House of Commons Library.