HC Deb 27 February 1941 vol 369 cc637-8
71. Mr. R. Gibson

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what are the duties of Sir Robert Vansittart as Chief Diplomatic Adviser; and what emoluments are drawn by him in respect of his office?

Mr. Butler

The duties of the Chief Diplomatic Adviser are to advise my right hon. Friend on all major questions of foreign policy which are referred to him and to represent the Foreign Office when required to do so. His official emolument? are £3,000 a year.