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Work and Pensions written question – answered on 16th July 2008.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the average cost to his Department of employing a press and media officer was in 2007-08.

Photo of Anne McGuire Anne McGuire The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The calculated cost to the Department for employing a full-time press officer working on media issues equates to an average annual salary of £31,920.

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dean stockton
Posted on 18 Jul 2008 8:57 am (Report this annotation)

Talking to the media for £614 a week, £15.35 per hour when a lot of jobs in the job centre plus are for £6 per hour £240 per week. Is there any wonder people have 2 jobs or that both parents work in a family and they may still not bring in £30,000 a year