The information is as follows:
(a) During the six-month period of the Byron Review, it was supported by two full-time DCMS staff. Using capitation rates1 this equates to £51,992.
(b) The total cost of the review (excluding staffing costs) were approximately £275,000. This included expenditure on consultation with parents and other stakeholders, and a comprehensive literature review. This expenditure has been incurred in accordance with the Cabinet Office guidelines and a value for money assessment.
1 Capitation rates cover average pay, national insurance and pension contribution costs, by grade, incurred by the Department.