§ John Thurso
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many staff were employed by(a) the Office of the Rail Regulator, (b) the Strategic Rail Authority, (c) Her Majesty's Railway Inspectorate, (d) sections relating to railway matters within the Health and Safety Executive and Health and Safety Commission and (e) the (i) Rail Delivery Directorate and (ii) Railways Restructuring Directorates, or their equivalent, within his Department in each year since 1997. 931W
§ Mr. McNulty
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 3 February 2003,Official Report, column 46W. As at 1 April 2003, 83 staff were employed in my Department's Rail Directorate.