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Officers of the House

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 18th May 2004.

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Photo of Mrs Jackie Lawrence Mrs Jackie Lawrence PPS (Team PPS), Department of Trade and Industry

To ask the hon. Member for Roxburgh and Berwickshire, representing the House of Commons Commission how many officers other than Clerks there were in the House on 1 January in each year since 1995.

Photo of Mr Archy Kirkwood Mr Archy Kirkwood Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

The information requested is as follows. The information is not available for 1 January each year; the reference date is therefore 31 March each year.

Number
1995 110
1996 113.5
1997 118.5
1998 118.5
1999 122.5
2000 127.5
2001 132
2002 (2)142
2003 (2)141
2004 (2)161

(2) Since 2002 the figures have been calculated as full time equivalents. Earlier figures are the numbers of individuals.

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