Written Answers. - Departmental Staff.

Marian Harkin

Question:

232 Ms Harkin asked the Minister for Education and Science the number and cost of personnel involved in his Department in media, media marketing and public relations activities, including external public relations and media monitoring services in the periods 1 January 2001 to 31 December 2001, 1 January 2002 to 31 December 2002, and 1 January 2003 to date. [3999/03]

The information requested by the Deputy is being compiled in my Department at present and will be forwarded directly to her.