Departmental Official Photographs
Gareth Thomas (Harrow West, Labour)
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer
(1) how many official photographs have been taken of (a) Ministers and (b) senior officials in his Department for use in Government publications since May 2010; how many staff of his Department are expected to undertake photography of the Ministerial and senior leadership team as part of their duties; and if he will make a statement;
(2) when he plans to answer question 82565, on official photographs, tabled on 21 November 2011 for answer on 23 November 2011.
Chloe Smith (The Economic Secretary to the Treasury; Norwich North, Conservative)
I apologise for the delay in responding to the hon. Member's questions.
No staff within HM Treasury are expected to undertake photography as part of their duties.