§ Mr. Byers
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which serving civil servants in his Department are presently directors of companies; and if he will indicate for each(a) the name of the 262W company concerned and (b) if the annual remuneration was (i) £1 to £5,000, (ii) £5,000 to £10,000 and (c) above £10,000. 
§ Mr. Hanley
[holding answer 1 March 1996]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Blaenau Gwent (Mr. Smith) on 1 February, Official Report, column 854.
I also refer the hon. Member to the answers given in another place on 22 January, Official Report, House of Lords, column 51, by the Minister for State for Overseas Development and on 1 February, Official Report, House of Lords, columns 119–122 by the Under-Secretary of State for Defence. In accordance with Cabinet Office guidance, such non-executive directorships are unpaid.