§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Education how much her Department spent during 1994 on recruiting staff to her Department and its executive agencies; and how many staff were recruited.
§ Mr. Boswell
In 1994, the Department and its executive agency recruited 339 staff. We estimate the recruitment costs to the Department to have been approximately £210,000.
Projections at local education authority level are not available.