§ Mr. Gordon Prentice
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the number, grade and destination of civil servants in his Department who were seconded to manufacturing industry in 1993 and in 1994 to date.
§ Mr. Eggar
The numbers of DTI staff who were on long-term secondment to business organisations, including manufacturing industry, in calendar year 1993 and in 1994 to date are as follows:
Number 1993 54 11994 34 1to date
Additional details on each of these secondments cannot be provided other than at disproportionate cost.