HC Deb 26 May 2004 vol 421 c1651W
Matthew Taylor

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many staff were employed in the Department to work in the communications field and what the total expenditure on communications for the Department was, broken down by(a) Government Information and Communication Service staff and (b) other staff, broken down by (i) press officers, (ii) special advisors and (iii) others, in (A) 1994–95, (B) 1996–97, (C) 1997–98 and (D) 2001–02. [168673]

Yvette Cooper

The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister was created on 29 May 2002. Information for periods prior to this date is not available.