Departmental Information Officers

Scotland written question – answered on 30th March 2010.

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Photo of Philip Hammond Philip Hammond Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what the cost to his Department was of employing press and media officers in the last 12 months for which figures are available; and what the cost to his Department was of employing such staff in the financial year 1996-97, expressed in real terms.

Photo of Ann McKechin Ann McKechin The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland

The cost of employing press and media officers in 2008-09 was £121,033. The Scotland Office was not established until 1 July 1999.

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