HC Deb 11 June 1997 vol 295 cc464-5W
Mr. Gamier

To ask the Prime Minister which political appointees since 1 May have been given executive authority over civil servants. [2852]

The Prime Minister

Two. Alastair Campbell as my Press Secretary, and Jonathan Powell as my Chief of Staff. On the terms of their appointments, I refer the hon. Member to the reply that I gave to the hon. Member for Sevenoaks (Mr. Fallon) on 2 June,Official Report, column 96.