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Departmental Information Officers

Volume 472: debated on Thursday 21 February 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many press and communications officers were employed by his Department in each year for which figures are available. (187584)

The number of press officers employed within the Chancellor’s Department continues to be 10 full-time equivalents (FTEs). Currently HMT employs nine full time press officers and will be recruiting to fill the vacancy.

The figure for the Office of Government Commerce is two FTEs.