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The following table shows the total number of London-based departmental staff working primarily on the Middle East from the financial years 2000-01 to 2007-08. We keep staffing levels under constant review against operational requirements and available resources.
|Financial year||Middle East||Iraq|
|(1 )From financial year 2000-01 to 2002-03 Iraq fell under the wider Middle East and North Africa Directorate. Due to changes in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's management information systems over this period, it is not possible, without incurring disproportionate cost, to distinguish staff who worked on Iraq from those working in the wider directorate|