HC Deb 23 June 2004 vol 422 c1437W
Bob Spink

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development how many staff in his Department and its agencies were seconded from the(a) private and (b) academic sectors in each of the last three years. [175360]

Mr. Gareth Thomas

The following statistics relate to secondments from(a) private sector and (b) academic sector to the DFID, commencing in each financial year from 2001–02:

Financial year (April-March) Private Academic
2001–02 0 0
2002–03 0 0
2003–04 1 0