§ Sarah Teather
To ask the Secretary of State for Health pursuant to the answer of 26 March 2004,Official Report, column 1127W, on agency fees, what definition has been used of non-NHS staff. 
§ Mr. Hutton
The figures for non-national health service staff include all expenditure on agency staff and any other temporary staff not directly employed by NHS trusts, primary care trusts and strategic health authorities. Separate information on agency staff is not collected.