§ Norman Lamb
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much the Task Force on Tackling Over-Indebtedness cost(a) to establish and (b) to run in each year since its establishment. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
[holding answer 22 January 2003]: The members of the Task Force have not been remunerated. DTI staffing costs, have amounted to a total of 119,900. (October 2000 to January 2003).