HL Deb 25 October 2000 vol 618 c33WA
Lord Windlesham

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many political advisers to Ministers were in post on 30 June 1997 and on the same date in each of the following three years. [HL4132]

The Minister of State, Cabinet Office (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)

The information requested is as follows:

Date Numbers of Special Advisers in Post
June 1997 53
June 1998 74
June 1999 70
June 2000 79