§ Mr. Ruffley
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the qualifications of each of the special advisers in the Treasury and on how those qualifications are relevant to their work inside that Department. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
All Special Advisers are appointed to advise Ministers on the development of Government policy and its effective presentation. My right hon. Friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, made his appointments against these criteria.