To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
(1) how much his private ministerial office spent on sending Christmas cards in 2012;
(2) which newspapers, periodicals and trade profession publications his private ministerial office subscribes to on a (a) daily, (b) weekly, (c) monthly and (d) quarterly basis;
(3) how many full-time equivalent staff of each civil service grade are currently employed in the private office of each Minister in his Department; and what the pay band of each such member of staff is.
The Secretary of State's private ministerial office spent no money on sending Christmas cards in 2012
The Secretary of State's private ministerial office does not subscribe to any newspapers, periodicals or trade profession publications.
Details of the staff employed on each ministerial team are shown as follows:
|Secretary of State||Senior civil servant PB1||1|
|Minister for Employment||Band F||1|
|Minister for Pensions||Band F||1|
|Minister for Disabled People||Band F||1|
|Minister for Welfare Reform||Band F||1|