John Redwood (Policy Group On Economic Competitiveness, Conservative Party; Wokingham, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the total cost was of (a) ministerial salaries and private offices and (b) the three top tiers of officials and their offices in his Department in 2005-06.
Liam Byrne (Minister of State (Immigration, Citizenship and Nationality), Home Office; Birmingham, Hodge Hill, Labour)
The total cost of ministerial salaries and private offices and the top three tiers and their offices in the Home Office in 2005-06 form part of the departmental resource accounts. When finalised, I will write to the right hon. Member with the information he requests.