§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport how many staff have been employed in the Ministerial Correspondence Unit of the Department in each of the last two years. 
§ Dr. Howells
The information requested is in the following table. Please note these figures are for the correspondence section only. They do not include Ministerial Private Staff or staff in the Parliamentary Unit.
Year Staff Employed in the Correspondence Unit April 2001–02 8 2002–03 10