HC Deb 26 July 1990 vol 177 cc408-9W
Mr. Cryer

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the political advisers and public relations advisers currently employed to advise Ministers in his Department, including those persons paid by other organisations and seconded to the Government, giving in every case the source of payment, rate of salary and expenses.

Mr. Lilley

The terms of appointment of my predecessor's special advisers came to an end automatically on his resignation. No new appointments have yet been made. No public relations advisers are employed in this Department.