HC Deb 08 March 2004 vol 418 cc1378-9W
Mr. Heald

To ask the Prime Minister what the total cost of special advisers was in 1996–97. [160052]

The Prime Minister

I refer the hon. Member to the answer my right hon. Friend the Minister for the Cabinet Office gave to the hon Member for Yeovil (Mr. Laws) on 31 January 2003,Official Report, column 1056W.