§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many special advisers have(a) joined and (b) left his Department in each of the last five years.
§ Dr. Mawhinney
[holding answer 20 July 1994]: Successive Secretaries of State for Transport have each appointed a political adviser who has left the Department at the same time as the Secretary of State who appointed him or her. Over the last five years, appointments and departures have been as follows:
Joined Left 1990 — 1 1991 1 — 1992 1 1 1993 — — 1994 (to date) — 1