HC Deb 20 May 2002 vol 386 cc42-3W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will list the number and expected cost to his Department of special advisers in(a) 2001–02 and (b) 2002–03. [43282]

Mr. McCartney

At 13 March, there are three special advisers in the Department. On cost, I refer the hon. Member to the answer that my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister gave to him on 20 March 2002,Official Report, column 325W.