§ Mr. Pickles
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many persons in his Department worked in excess of 48 hours per week in any of the last 52 weeks; and what percentage of staff employed this represents. 
§ Yvette Cooper
160 staff in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, including its Executive Agencies, worked in excess of 48 hours per week in any one of the 299W last 52 weeks. This figure represents 4 per cent. of staff. These figures do not include the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister staff working in the Government Offices where this information is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.