§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on how many occasions during the last five years(a) civil servants and (b) special advisers in his Department or its agencies have declared conflicts of interest; and how many instructions have been issued about their retention, disposal or management. 
§ Mr. Goodlad
[holding answer 1 May 1995]: Any conflict of interest involving civil servants and special advisers would have been dealt with in accordance with the established guidance. Records of the number of cases are not held centrally.