There are three full-time equivalent staff directly employed to support Lord Jones. Two members of the administrative support staff are paid for by BERR, the other is paid for by the FCO. Information on the cost of Lord Jones' support staff cannot be provided as to do so could identify an individual's salary, which is confidential between the individual and the employer.
Office costs will be accounted for in the 2007-08 departmental annual report and accounts.
Lord Jones has no special advisers.