§ Mr. Matthew Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment (1) what measures the Department takes to assess the cost and staff implications of compiling material for the departmental annual report; 
(2) how much staff time, and at what estimated cost, was put into compiling the departmental annual report; and what were the figures for each year for which figures are available since 1990. 
§ Sir Paul Beresford
Contributions to the annual report are prepared by all sections of the Department. Staff time spent on this activity is not separately recorded, and it is not therefore possible to give a valid estimate of the costs involved.