§ Brian White
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much time his Department spent dealing with honours in the last year for which figures are available, broken down by civil service grade. 
§ Ms Rosie Winterton
The Department, during the last financial year, had four full time staff (36 hours per week) working on honours. The grades areOne administrative officer (IP1 upper),Two executive officers (IP2 upper),One senior executive officer (IP3 upper).
Data is not kept on time spent by other members of staff in the Department who occasionally deal with honours.