§ Mrs. Lawrence
To ask the hon. Member for Roxburgh and Berwickshire, representing the House of Commons Commission how many employees there were as at 1 January, in each year since 1995 in the House(a) Works Services Directorate, (b) Operations Directorate, (c) Personnel Policy Directorate, (d) Internal Review Services Directorate, (e) Financial Management Directorate, (f) Communications Directorate and (g) Estates Directorate. 
§ Sir Archy Kirkwood
The information requested is as follows. The information is not available for 1 January; the reference date used is therefore 31 March. For 1 April 2002 and previous years the breakdown requested is not available, but more general information about the numbers of staff in House departments is available in the House of Commons Commission's Annual Reports for those covering years.
Full time equivalents Directorate Employees at 1 Apri1 2003 Employees at 1 April 2004 Works Services 138 141 Operations (Department of Finance and Administration) 74 75 Personnel Policy 20 20 Internal Review Services 6 7 Financial Management 25 21 Communications 60 69 Estates 22 24