§ 42. Mr. Maddan
asked the Minister for the Civil Service how many permanent heads of Departments there are; and how many have been private secretary to the Prime Minister and to other Ministers, respectively.
§ Mr. Kenneth Baker:
Of the 20 permanent heads of the major and ministerial Departments, 18 are Permanent Secretaries and two are Deputy Secretaries. None of them has been private secretary to a Prime Minister, but 11 have been private secretary to a Minister.