§ Mr. Winnick
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the number of those employed in his office, their position and the salary range in each case, excluding secretarial and clerical staff.
§ The Prime Minister
The number of those currently employed in my office excluding Secretarial and clerical staff and paid from public funds are:—
Positions Held Grade 1 Principal Private Secretary Grade 2 1 Private Secretary—Overseas Affairs Grade 3 1 Private Secretary—Economic Affairs Grade 5 1 Private Secretary—Parliamentary Affairs Grade 7 1 Private Secretary—Home Affairs Grade 7 1 Secretary for Appointments Grade 5 1 Chief Press Officer Grade 3 1 Deputy Chief Press Officer Grade 5 1 Policy Adviser Grade 3 1 Policy Adviser Grade 5 1 Security Co-ordinator Grade 7 2 Assistant Private Secretaries SEO 1 Parliamentary Clerk HEO 5 Special Advisers — 3 Senior Information Officers — 4 Higher Executive Officers — 11 Executive Officers —
It is not our practice to reveal the salaries of individual advisers as they are individually negotiated in relation to previous outside earnings and are therefore confidential. The rest are paid in accordance with the civil service pay scales.